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Dr. Allison Rees

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Dr. Allison Rees is a parent educator, counsellor and coach at LIFE Seminars (Living in Families Effectively). lifeseminars.com.

Harmony, Disharmony, Repair

When life gets busy and we have kids, it is easy to put our marriage on the back burner. Basic needs such as time...

Not a Problem

Children have problems with their feelings. Some, a little more than others. Although immaturity is a factor, a lot has to do with temperament,...

Strategies Not Skills

Even if you have great communication skills, you will find it hard to use them when you are feeling upset or defensive. We don’t...

High-Intensity Praise

We need to flip our discipline around and bring more intensity and focus to positive behaviour. This concept isn’t new but if you think...

Healthy Anxiety

Children need to experience healthy anxiety. Everybody does. Just the right amount of frustration or concern motivates us to take useful action. With healthy...

What Are You Willing & Not Willing to Do?

Logical consequences are often ineffective. Why? If the antecedents (triggers) or causes of the behaviour are strong, consequences don’t work. Antecedents can be hunger...

Your Inner Expert

There is no end to the things we can worry about as parents, along with no end of advice from the experts out there....

Growing a Self

It can be a shock when our children start asserting themselves as they struggle to become independent. A child who was sweet and cooperative...

Don’t Just Do Something, Stand There

At times, the most powerful action you can take is to do or say nothing. Take a moment to think about the last unfavourable...

Teaching Resistance

Nagging stops children from taking initiative. This anxious micro-managing only teaches kids to dawdle and resist requests. Children want to be in charge of...

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