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THE GOAL OF DISCIPLINE IS SELF- DISCIPLINE!

The way we discipline now, will determine whether our children will only behave acceptably when there are authority figures or outside things that stop them, or whether they will have the self-discipline, self-control and self-esteem to behave appropriately, no matter what. IOL will be publishing a series of articles focussing on Positive Parenting and we […]

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Keep on keeping on!

What I have learnt about leadership this week… Life, human development, the journey of leadership is not a straight line.  There are highs and lows, peaks and valleys, not the eternal sunshine promised by fairy tales and our modern day “it’s all about me” culture.  The valleys can be extremely wearing on the body and […]

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The Parent Centre welcomes ruling

The Parent Centre welcomes the ruling last week by the Gauteng High Court that the defence of reasonable chastisement previously afforded to parents was not in line with the Constitution and no longer applied in law. We are against any form of violence against children, including physical punishment that parents use to discipline children. We […]

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Counselling in Silvertown

We would like to inform you of our New Counselling Venue. Please see details below.   Venue : Grassroots, 335 A Klipfontein Road, Silvertown, Athlone Date : Thursday Only via Appointment only Time : 9 am – 2 pm Contact : +27 21 762 0116  

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Closing the Gap

Closing the Gap Communication between Parent and Teenager This 4 session workshop, of 3 ½ hours each, focuses on the challenges and concerns that impact upon the parent-teen relationship during this critical developmental stage. Strategies aimed at “Closing the Gap” will be covered. Ten CPD points for registered social workers and social auxiliary workers.   Session 1: Connecting with […]