What Does It Take To Raise Internally Motivated Kids?

Be Your Truth - Internally Motivated Kids

Today your child doesn’t want to go to school, so you offer them a treat if they go all week without fuss. It might seem like a win-win way to get things moving in the morning and get everyone where they need to be for the day, but rewarding your child just for attending school … Read more

Positive thinking is key to a brighter life

Be Your Truth - Positive Thoughts

Pessimists be warned: Getting out on the wrong side of the bed could be bad for your long-term mental and physical health. New evidence is stacking up that a positive mindset does more than just give you a sunny disposition. So positive people are not just flaunting bigger smiles.  Findings show that people who think … Read more

How to deal with frustration

Be Your Truth - How to deal with frustration

Do you often feel frustrated and just want to hide from the world?  Parenting on any given day can be tough. Sometimes, out of nowhere, those well laid plans and routines seem to fall apart. It can be as simple as not getting out the door on time, forgetting to pack a lunch box, siblings … Read more

Raising Kind Kids

Be Your Truth - Kind Kids

Kindness is an amazing trait, but it’s important to understand that it’s taught, not something we are born with. Teaching your kids to be kind to others has many benefits through their adult lives, like being open to empathy, seeing beyond their own circumstances, having confidence in social situations and also developing problem solving skills. … Read more

Do’s and Dont’s for Defiant Kids

Be Your Truth - Defiant Kids

“Vanessa! Don’t bang on my laptop like that, you’ll break it!” “I don’t care about your stupid computer.” “Stop. I asked you to clean up your room.” “You clean my room you stupid fat bum!” “Don’t talk back to me like that. Go to your room and don’t come out until it’s clean.” “No! I … Read more