V is for Voice

Have you noticed how people instinctively talk quietly and in loving tones around new babies and how loud we become around children who are older? It is interesting how we slow down to focus on a newborn but can rush around giving older children the briefest of attention. We know from research that our children are very sensitive to tone of voice. So we need to be aware not only of the words we use, but what message our volume and tone are conveying to our children. Teachers are often told, if they want a noisy class to be quiet, whisper the instructions!

V is for voice

About parentcoachsa

Steph has over 30 year's experience working with families to design child care solutions and supporting parents to be the best parents they can be. In addition she has worked with corporates to find work-life balance solutions for their staff. As a practitioner I have become increasingly aware that work-life balance has become a critical issue, particularly in an age in which the demands of work are often at odds with home and family life. I am passionate about family life, it is the catalyst for every other relationship we have - in every other area of life, we expect to study, get a qualification, try something on appro , we want to feel in control - however it is the one area of life, that none of the above applies - Babies do not arrive with a parenting manual! It is my privilege as a Parent and Life Coach, to partner with you as you take hold of the challenges you are facing in your family, in your life and work with you , supporting you to achieve the decisions and outcomes you are choosing for your family and for your life. It is my job, to keep you on track, to cheer you on, when the "going gets tough". Through coaching, understanding of yourself and your child, and his or her phase of development will enable you to consciously develop a parenting style that will benefit you and your family.
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