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Posts Tagged ‘kids’

Update on Kids in Link Ups

Friday, November 9, 2012

As you may already know the Family by Family team have been seeing a bit more of the kids from our sharing families lately! We've been tagging along to link ups, as well as catching up with kids in their homes to find out more about them and their role in Family by Family. We wanted to explore the following…

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As part of my role as Kid’s Coach I’m constantly on the lookout for the best ways to help our kids thrive.  I want to know what will make them the happiest and healthiest that they can be. When I first started researching empathy I thought it was just one of those nice things we should do for others. But…

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Should we use punishments? Is talking to our kids enough? How do we set boundaries? There’s a lot of confusion on how to change our kids behaviour and a lot of conflicting advice! So what do we do? Here are some of the options I’ve tried: Physically moving them away from a bad behaviour (eg. picking them up and moving…

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New focus for Kids Coach

Monday, May 21, 2012

Hi families! I'm having trouble believing that I've been working at Family by Family for 6 months! That time has absolutely flown by and I'm really enjoying my work as the Kids Coach. The change to Team Coaching has allowed me to begin to spend more time with families and work with them about stuff that matters to them. Rather…

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Family games coming to the website soon!!

Thursday, February 16, 2012

Do you find after school tricky?  Do school holidays seem to last a lifetime? Are you looking for new ways to have fun with you family? Family by Family is currently trialing and testing stacks of games and activities that cost next to nothing. Watch this space for easy to play games that will bring your family together for fun…

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