Tag: parenting style

Parenting wisdom from Leo Babauta

18 things I’ve learned while parenting six children

While I’m not a perfect father, I think I’m pretty good at it. Mostly because I absolutely love it. I don’t consider myself a parenting expert, but I have helped raise six kids…

How to adjust your parenting to support tweens and teens

How to adapt your parenting to support tweens and teens

Parenting is a BIG job. Just when you think you’ve got it figured out, suddenly your child is moving onto the next stage and you’re frantically trying to read the road map.…

Parenting teens - "I was part of the problem"

Parenting teens: “I was part of the problem”

It can be hard to accept as an adult parenting teens that perhaps you are part of the problem. The ‘problem’ being the repetitive arguments that start with a niggle (bedroom a…

Strength based parenting lessons

4 lessons in strength based parenting

When my son’s school announced that they’d arranged for Dr Lea Waters, founding director of Melbourne-based Centre for Positive Psychology and author of The Strength Switch, to present on strength based parenting,…

How I learned to stopped crticising my kids with these five techniques

5 techniques I’m using to stop criticising my kids

I’m a terrible nagger of my children, and I know I’m not alone in needing to stop criticising my kids. “As parents, we are, unwittingly, too critical of our children,” says Dr…

Mumlyfe shares useful stories to help you raise nice kids and feel good about yourself too.

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