How to express unconditional love for your child. Lisa Parkes Smiley Coach, suggests different ways for parents to say I Love You. Especially helpful if your child’s love language is words.
Lisa Parkes Life Coach for Children talks about how to help children who worry and have negative thinking. These are cognitive distortions – like catastrophising, all or nothing / black & white thinking. Thoughts are not facts.
Lisa Parkes recommends 10 creative activities that build emotional and social resilience in children age 8-11 years old. Resources for teachers, parents and school counselors.
How to Set Up a Fun Confidence Book Club for Kids FREE GUIDE: 40 pages of conversation starters, reflection questions, role plays, journal prompts, games and lots of Smiley creative fun to build confidence. Suitable for 1:1 work, pairs and group activities for teachers and school counselors.
Does your child feel unloved? How do you show your child know that you really love them? Love languages make this easy!
You know those kids, the ones who check out and daydream or can't sit still. The ones who antagonise and distract the others. They are not just in every classroom, but we see adults who do this too. Is it because they have behavioural issues, or is it because they...
15 fun + creative kids’ self development ideas to help make growing up easier. Learn online with Smiley Coach Lisa Parkes, either in the classroom or at home.
How can you spot a Wildheart (strong-willed sensitive soul)? Sometimes called: HSPs (I scored 23 in Dr. Elaine Aron’s Test for Highly Sensitive People), Intuitives or Empaths INFJ in the Myers Briggs Personality Test, or New Earth Children (Indigos, Rainbow or Crystals).
Spot the silent red flags of a toxic relationships. When your child is being manipulated by another child. Covert bullying is on the rise in schools.
I really want to share with you what did go wrong because I think we can translate my mistakes in to learnings to make your job working with children easier.