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

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

The Five Love Languages for Children

Be Your Truth - Love Languages for Children

I want to talk about the Five Love Languages for children. Love languages for kids are really important and not that well known, and in this blog I’m going to share a story with you from a few years ago to highlight just what I mean by that. Quite a few years ago now that … Read more