The question I frequently get asked in workshops and 1:1 clients is how can I have more quality time with my child or more quality time with each of my children (if there is more than one).
How much of the angst in parenting is communicating with your child? How much of your lost sleep is down to not being able to understand what is going on for your child?
The screwed up part is, when most of your meanings were formulated as a child and young adult, you had little or no say in the formulation process, unless you deliberately challenged the meanings you held.
How do we maximise our efforts to fit in what we need to do?
How do we keep both children and parents happy and healthy?
How can we feel confident our actions today will take us where we want to be?
How do we ensure good habits are instilled in our children?
You know not to yell at your kids, yet when you’ve had a full day or week and given some much of yourself to work, there’s not much of the good stuff left for your family.
Research tells us that approximately 1 in 3 working mums and 1 in 3 working dads say their mental health is affected as a result of trying to balance work and parenting responsibilities.
Why are parents forgetting to invest time in the most important leadership role of their lives? By Jenny Vanderhoek
Throughout my last 10 plus years in corporate, I attended minimum 2 leadership courses or conferences a year. I always came back feeling refreshed from the learnings and ready to kick off the next project with some of the newfound skills that I had learnt.
Whilst in most families, both parents are working, women are still doing the lion’s share of the work. Census data clearly shows Australian women spend, on average, 5 to 14 hours per week in unpaid domestic work…
A strong vision of success is essential to great leadership as a parent. Without a vision, daily tasks can feel hollow and operational, rather than practical and meaningful.