Freedom Fighter – The Freedom Cup
Spirited children will fight fiercely for freedom. Parenting with Freedom Cup filling in mind can be Freedom Cup filling for the whole family.
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What’s your biggest cup?
Learn about your families basic human needs and explore each person’s unique “needs profile”. Find out more by watching the 'Guiding Behaviour with the Phoenix Cups' course here.
All you need is Love – The Connection and Love Cup
Children don’t “attention seek”, they “connection seek” to fill their Love and Belonging Cup. You can download the 'Connection Plan' Sandi mentioned here. Find out more by watching the 'Guiding…
I will survive – The Safety Cup
Your children are driven to thrive so what can you do to ensure they’re survival cup filling as much as they can. Find out more by watching the 'Guiding Behaviour…
I’ve got the Power – The Mastery Cup
Children who need power and recognition have creative ways of getting it. Find out more by watching the 'Guiding Behaviour with the Phoenix Cups' course here.
Just for the fun of it – The Fun Cup
When the Fun Cup is empty, it’s not fun for anyone so how can we put fun back into our everyday routine? Find out more by watching the 'Guiding Behaviour…
You can’t pour from an empty cup
Regardless of your parenting style, you’ll be a better parent with full cups so let’s make a cup filling plan. Find out more by watching the 'Guiding Behaviour with the…
Parenting with different needs profiles
With the Phoenix Cups theory in mind, let's take a look at how two people with different needs profiles can parent together.
Thinking cup filling thoughts with Chris Phoenix
In this video, Chris explores how the way we think about things affects the way we feel about things which impacts on our behaviour.
Unrealistic Expectations with Chris Phoenix
Adjusting your expectations when it comes to parenting can be very important based on what dominant cup your children have.
Understanding the Sensory Systems
Let's take a look inside your child's brain and see why they behave the way they do, because behaviour is always a by-product of what is going on in the…
Understanding children’s choices
(3:31 mins) Why on earth is my child doing THAT? Let’s look at it through their eyes.
How To Cope With Backchatting and Rudeness
One of the most common problems parents face is backchatting or rudeness from their child. Maggie Dent discusses why this happens and what parents can do to stop this negative…
How to use evidence based punishment techniques
(6:29 mins) Let's have a chat about what punishment actually means in the world of behaviour science. By looking at examples of real punishment that we use daily without noticing can draw a light onto how punishment doesn't have to be the enemy.
Listening to and advocating for your child
How to hear your child and advocate for them with power and grace - co-depending and listening.
When Kids silliness becomes too much
(3:53 mins) Is your child’s silliness affecting your lives?
Is your child being ‘naughty’ or just not coping
(3:30 mins) Are you missing something when you think your child is being ‘naughty’?
How to manage Sensory Overload
With so much sensory information rivalling for our children's attention, how do we help them manage the messages to try and avoid them coming to the point of overwhelm? Click…
Help, my child is a runner!
Dr Vanessa answers a ParentTV members question: "Our 3-year-old is a fan of fleeing. It's almost as though his circle of security spans around the whole globe. He is well…
Angry Children – part 2
(3:32 mins) Anger as an emotion can be pretty challenging.