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It is beneficial to have awareness about the stages of a child’s development. This assists a parent in having realistic and respectful expectations of a child’s emotional, mental and physiological behaviour.

With this awareness a parent can support and guide the wholeness of their child through disruptive times, using intentional dialogue and loving action. It can also enhance and encourage you child’s understanding of their feelings and how to express them safely.

BIRTH to TWO

  • “Settling in” - assisting the new parent in adapting to a new relationship and situation.
  • Breastfeeding Education and Support.
  • Sleep management.
  • “Nourishing your Child”; Introduction to solids.
  • Growth and development.

TWO to FIVE

  • Eating Issues.
  • Toilet Training.
  • Understanding Behavioral Challenges.
  • Adapting to a New Sibling.
  • “Stepping out into the world with confidence” – help your child socialise.

FIVE +

  • Communication and Listening Skills.
  • Assist in guiding your child into the ‘Big” world of School and the Community.
  • Creating Contracts that guide and empower the whole family.

ADOLESENCE

  • How to ride the emotional rollercoaster.
  • The transition from Parent to Coach.
  • Healthy Boundaries, focusing on nurturing respect and responsibility.
  • How to communicate with your Teenager so everyone feels acknowledged respected and heard.

Arnaum Walkley

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