My Home Support Staff Story

Train Now: My Home Support Staff Recruitment Story

  I have been running series of interviews lately for a home support staff. With my accumulating work load and schedule and with children in a boarding school, I needed some sort of assistance. My agent finally called me last week Friday for a seemingly qualified candidate. As we chatted, I asked a few questions…

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Praising Your Child Has A Negative Side

“Good girl!” “You got 10/10! That’s my smart boy!” “I love your picture!’ “Good job” “You are awesome!” You’re the best! These comments sound positive but they’re simply external praise, external judgement. What ends up happening is the child being praised continues to perform the behaviour because it pleases the adult. I’m sure you’re quite…

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Mother's Day Special ( Guided Beginning)

She began to Cry When She got on The Plane But When She Landed…

“Do we really have to do this” “Are you crying” “Yes, I am” “But why?” “I just couldn’t hold back the tears as I watched her being whisked away by the flight attendant with tears trickling down her gentle face” The past few days counting down to resumption hadn’t been easy. As in, Apinke would…

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How to Handle Children Rivaling

Are your child Rivaling? Guidelines on how to handle it

“I have the F seat” “No, I do!” “You don’t, I do!” “Ok, I got here first” “It doesn’t matter, check your boarding pass, you’ll see it’s my name” “No!” I came in behind the girls and quietly slipped into my seat… despite the uncomfortable prying eyes of the gentleman on the aisle seat next…

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