I’ve got the Power – The Mastery Cup
Children who need power and recognition have creative ways of getting it.
More In This Course
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…
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. Find out more by watching the 'Guiding…
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.
What’s with the tween/teen attitude?
(7:40 mins) The tween attitude is all about defining themselves, but that doesn't mean parents can't put some limits in place to make life more livable.
What is hyperactivity? Music Therapist Allison talks through what is happening in the brain when hyperactivity occurs and what that means for a child's behaviour. Watch the next video on…
Why Children Don’t Make Good Decisions
It can be frustrating when we explain things over and over again to our children, but they continue to make the wrong decision. This video helps us to understand the…
My kids make me crazy what’s up with that
In this video David looks at why parents feel so crazy when their kid's behave in certain ways. David also gives some great suggestions using a conscious attachment parenting framework…
Connecting with your kids
(3:57 mins) My four evidence-based tips for staying connected when your kids seem hell-bent on pushing your buttons!
Ways to really listen so your child shares more
Ever asked the kids how their day was and had no response? Here are ways to find out what’s really going on in your child’s life.
When Teens Get it Wrong – How to Manage Teen Behaviour in Ways that Nurture Growth
All teenagers get it wrong sometimes. As parents, it’s important that we understand how to balance a strong emotional connection with solid boundaries to nurture their growth.
Why does my child constantly need to move and fidget?
(3:28 mins) Why does my child constantly need to move and fidget?
Out of Control Toddlers
(3:13 mins) Help! My young child is hitting, biting and frankly out of control.
Help! My Child Is Biting People
Parents are often horrified and embarrassed when their child sinks their teeth into others or even themselves for the first time! However, biting is actually a completely normal and natural…