We live in an age where it’s believed that to get noticed one has to be outgoing and that being shy can be a disadvantage. However, that may not necessarily be the case especially when a proper distinction is made between timidity and shyness. As soon as this episode came out on YouTube, an older friend of mine who is a High Court Judge shared some great insights with me and has graciously given me her permission to reshare. “This is a very good topic and well dealt with Charity! I was a very shy child who grew up to … Continue reading What’s Wrong With Being Shy?
It would appear that parents are getting more liberal about allowing their children follow their passion and choose careers that make them happy as against more traditional career paths. However, judging by the number of times the issue of children being scared to broach the issue of the career they’d really like to pursue comes up, it’s clear that this is still a sore point. We get so many variations of this issue when we conduct our anonymous WWWOPK (What We Wish Our Parents Knew) survey – I want to be a model – not a lawyer; I want to … Continue reading #WWWOPK E4 – Parents…Children…Career Choices
A few days ago a reader of my blog contacted me to share her story because she believes there are a lot of lessons for parents … Continue reading Weed? Not Under My Roof!
Still on the conversation – Enough of the Madness!!! I got really great feedback in response to that post and picked up a few tips that I’m sure we can all use to help stem the distasteful act of … Continue reading SAFEGUARDING OUR CHILDREN FROM SEX PREDATORS
Recently I was invited by a group of men to talk on parenting. Not only was it a privilege and an honor, it was also very refreshing to see successful men by every standard, take time out to want to … Continue reading Father Figures
I found this quote by a teen quite hilarious. I must confess I am kinda guilty. Anyway like someone said – the children will soon grow up and do the same so they should wait for their time! Parents will be parents. Continue reading Guilty?