Making Good Choices
Chapter 7 finds TG distraught because he thinks he has failed in his mission. He realises he has made some silly choices and the Crystal Lady has all but faded away. He feels a failure and wants to give up.
The Rainbow Warriors rally round him and help him to
calmly recognise and acknowledge the mistakes he has made.
assess what he has learned up until now
not feel a failure just because he hasn’t succeeded so far
be determined to carry on, acting on what he has learned
believe in himself and what he knows to be right
not to allow himself to be manipulated into doing things he really doesn’t want to do
talk things through with someone he respects
They explain to him that if he acts on this when he has to make choices in the future, they are more likely to be the right choices.
This chapter also offers the opportunity to recap on some of the issues covered in previous chapters.
Bullying and manipulation
Fats and fast foods
Fizzy drinks and additives
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Secrets of Parenting Without Giving a F^ck
A large part of the essence of this book is about bringing children up to think things through and encouraging them to become discerning adults.
My advice to parents of children of all ages would be:
Read the book
Keep the book
Refer to the book - frequently
It is packed full of valuable advice to help with virtually every aspect of parenting you can think of ranging from dealing with toddler tantrums to handling social media.Too many to go into in a short review.
Sue takes you through why children behave in certain ways and more to the point why we as parents do.
At the end of each chapter there are bullet point questions to ask yourself to help rally your thoughts about that particular topic, followed by a short snappy Takeaway Tool.
AND you find out what your Superpower is and how to pass it onto your children!
Pixie Van Dimple and the Wrong Kind of Artificial Intelligence
A book to spark discussion about mobile phone usage.
We should all join Pixie on her mission to fight against mobile phone misuse, before the Okupators get everyone!
Mobile phone addiction is now as prevalent as gambling or drinking addiction - a shocking but grim reality.
Pixie Van Dimple and the Wrong Kind of Artificial Intelligence has arrived just in time to save our kids.
The story is fast paced and fun - just the right tone for teenagers to relate to.
It has engaging illustrations as well - a great way to introduce the topic and spark meaningful discussion.
"I'll let you into another little secret," continued Sunray. "Fruit and vegetables contain fibre, which is something that helps keep your insides nice and clean.Lots of people feel tired most of the time because they don't get rid of all their unnecessary waste."