Imagine knowing and understanding your child’s strengths, weaknesses, needs and fears.
And then how to adjust your parenting to give them the best possible start in life.
Imagine working with a practical parenting plan to raise your cubs and joeys into content, mature and responsible adults
all while keeping your marbles in the process.
Below are 3 options to discover the temperaments in your family, ranging from a quick introduction to a custom-made in-depth discussion on your family’s particular needs.
Some kiddies are just happy-go-lucky people, looking for fun and dodging responsibility.
Others want as much information as possible, and then just a little bit more, before they can even get started.
This impacts how they experience and engage with the world around them. Tame Your Zoo can help you understand your child’s temperament and use this knowledge to communicate more effectively with everyone in your household to create more harmony in your family, while developing children into mature adults with character, integrity and respect.
It is easier to build strong children than to repair broken men.
~ Frederick Douglass (1818-1895)
Hippocrates had formulated the theory of different temperaments in people by as early as 400BC. Yet, these ideas still ring true today. Why?
Because people are still… well, people!
But how do you know what is best for your child? By knowing your child’s temperament (and um-uhm, your own temperament too) you can understand why some forms of communication just doesn’t work for some kids, while other methods work brilliantly.
Over the past decade, I’ve trained numerous zookeepers, AKA parents, to raise children with character and integrity in a fun way. How? Through understanding each family member’s specific temperament and how to maximise each one’s full potential.
The media portrays Christmas as a time for festivities, fun, lights and lots of gifts.
But not all temperaments feel that way.
The Monkeys love Christmas, the Lions will see it as a project to manage. Your Meerkat might feel overwhelmed and nervous, and the Koala just wants to put up his feet…
Even though my intention was to have a trip down memory lane with the girls, the added benefit was that they now have a much better understanding and appreciation for what we do for them as parents…
We have to be able to express our own emotional feelings and needs, but also be able to recognise emotional cues from those around us. Just like it takes our bodies 20 years or so to reach maturity, emotional intelligence also needs time to grow.