An easy way to improve your parenting

Some people are just naturally brilliant at parenting. I don’t think I fall into that category unfortunately. However, what I am doing is consciously spending time & effort learning how to do better. Here’s how…

I just finished reading…

 – an easy read, full of practical steps you can take action on today.

I have previously read…

 

  – a bit annoying in that the author keeps referring to her other books but still full of thought-provoking points.

Other materials that have helped…

21 memos from your child

Permission to Relax as a Parent? Granted!

How to raise successful kids

I’m not saying that all your problems will be solved by following the track I’m taking. However, my stress levels would be a lot higher if I hadn’t actively done something.

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Johari Window

Arena

(known to self and others)

friendly, intelligent, knowledgeable, responsive

Blind Spot

(known only to others)

calm, cheerful, clever, confident, dignified, helpful, idealistic, independent, logical, mature, observant, self-assertive, self-conscious, trustworthy

Façade

(known only to self)

organised, sensible

Unknown

(known to nobody)

able, accepting, adaptable, bold, brave, caring, complex, dependable, energetic, extroverted, giving, happy, ingenious, introverted, kind, loving, modest, nervous, patient, powerful, proud, quiet, reflective, relaxed, religious, searching, sentimental, shy, silly, spontaneous, sympathetic, tense, warm, wise, witty

Dominant Traits

57% of people think of me as helpful
85% of people agree that I am knowledgeable
71% of people think of me as logical

All Percentages

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Created by the Interactive Johari Window on 3.4.2017, using data from 7 respondents.
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