Special time in lockdown

Special time in lockdown

If we’re all in it together, healthy relationships will get us through in the best shape and leave lasting positive legacies. SFSC’s parenting strategy Special Time builds a child’s self-esteem and enhances the parent-child relationship. However, children in early childhood and family pets might be […]

Supporting teenagers

Supporting Teenagers

With current lockdown measures still firmly in place supporting older children can be difficult. You’re up against social-media, Netflix and Whatsapp, nevermind the absence of them being able to see their friends. For those teenagers that may have just started to date or to have a […]

Modelling in lockdown

Modelling in Lockdown

With families spending so much time at home without the usual routines of school and work, the word ‘discipline’ has become a very one important for us all. When parents discipline children, they may often be ‘reacting’ in the moment to a particular behaviour with […]

Thinking about our roots

Thinking about our roots

Time. Never enough? We finally have time. Families at home. Schools closed. Too much time? When schools were first closed, many parents’ first concern was how to homeschool their children in maths, science and all the other academic subjects. As the days and weeks have […]

Temperament in lockdown

Temperament in lockdown

We’re a few weeks into lockdown now and everyone’s adapting to the new normal but some individuals and families maybe finding it easier than others to make the shift regardless of situational factors like finance, adequate space, access to a garden etc. Some of us […]

Thinking about structure

Thinking about structure

At a time when things are very uncertain we should consider how we might make things feel secure for the children/young people around us. Evidence shows that structure helps people feel safe, secure and comfortable. Knowing what to expect helps people to feel they are […]