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Boys have energy! Ask any parent. Today we’re talking about boys, parenting and play.
Join Noël Janis-Norton, author,teacher, trainer speaker learning and behavioural specialist has developed a practical, solution-focused approach parenting programme, called Calmer, Easier, Happier Parenting as we talk about raising a boy.
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In this episode::
- What’s unique and special about boys and how they play?
- Space and boys and what can we do about our situation?
- Recognizing boys being who they are.
- Changing our expectations especially moms
- The value of boys letting off steam
- Things we should consider when raising boys?
- Language, fine motor skills, social skills
- How we can learn as moms about our boys easily?
- “Children need those interactions more than they need a tidy house“:- Noel Janis Norton
- extending conversation and encouraging eye contact
- Ideas for helping with Fidgeting, Focus, competition and play fighting
- Calmer, Easier, Happier Parenting: The Revolutionary Programme That Transforms Family Life
- Special time with same gender parent
- How do we start the conversation with our partners about our boys without it seeming to be confrontational?
- Praise appreciation and acknowledgment and the Dad
- Being a stranger in your own home.
- Date nights and connecting
- Solution finding for your family conversations solution talk
- Male input for solutions, consequences and rules of the family
- Male role models
- Benefits of think throughs for getting things done
- On getting out of the role of being your child’s entertainer try these ideas
- Meeting other families and parents of boys
- …let’s not forget the boys and the DVD- Bringing Out The Best in Boys
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