That Sassy Life Coach

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Here's where you'll find my latest hints and tips, thoughts and views on certain topics. Please feel free to pop me a message below should you have any questions or wish to share something.

The ins & Outs of the Life Coaching Profession

As society develops and technology advances, the need and desire to enter into a Life Coaching Profession has become far greater than anyone would have anticipated. Here is some information you should consider before qualifying as a Life Coach; Firstly, let's define what a Life Coach is: A Life Coach ...
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What is Au Pair Training?

What is an Au Pair? An au pair is someone who fetches, looks after and assists a child or children in completing homework, projects and study for exams. An Au Pair is usually between the ages 0f 18 to 30 and it is typically a female. Au Pair Qualifications: To ...
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Reasons Why Children Need Healthy, Balanced Meals

A balanced diet is key to healthy eating habits because it provides children with the nutrients they need to grow. Many children and families today have busy schedules. These make it hard to sit down to eat homemade meals every day. Many children’s diets consist of a lot of convenience and takeout food such as ...
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The Big Move – What To Expect From Your Child When Immigrating

The Big Move Immigration is a good thing. We should make that as easy as possible. -Gary Johnson   In today's shrinking world, job loss, promotions, and transfers are forcing some families to move frequently, across town, across the country and even around the world. These moves can be quite ...
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Stressful But Successful Sleepovers

Sleepovers can be a daunting hurdle to overcome, especially for first time parents. Here are some hints and tips to help you manage that big day. Sleepovers have proven beneficial for most children as it creates a sense of independence, an increased level in trust in both you and your ...
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My Top Sweet Treat Places In Jo’burg

Mmmm... For those of you who know me inside out, you'll know that for me to say I have a slight sugar addiction, would be a serious understatement. See, from the time I could raise my hand to my mouth, I looked for every and any excuse to shovel nothing ...
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Has negative energy taken over your life?

Say No To Negativity! I don't know about you guys, but negative energy is a serious 'No no" in my books. The reason is, I find that there is so much negativity that transpires in our day-to-day lives and the world in general, that I prefer to have a more ...
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Warning: Your emotions could be affecting your decisions

As I sit here typing this blog post, I find myself wondering how many people will actually read it, and an even better question yet, how many will actually care? But, staying true to form and I'll say bugga it and carry right on. As the darkness swallows the last ...
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Wine And Dine – Date Night Ideas In Johannesburg

At That Sassy life coach, We sincerely believe in balance, in fact, without balance, one cannot function. It is so important to have the correct balance between work and pleasure. Too much of one thing and too little of another could be detrimental. Why not treat yourself? Below are some ...
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My Must Have Skin and Makeup Products

Okay ladies, after much interest in which skincare products I use, I decided it was time to share my skin secrets with you. It's official, I obsessed with my skin looking happy, healthy and full of life but this isn't always possible due to economic and chemical factors. There's no ...
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Tiny Tots On The Move

Learning To Stand: It's a major milestone when baby learns to pull its up into a standing position. It's hard work but very rewarding. Standing is important because it: Strengthens baby's muscles (including baby's feet, leg, hip, back, tummy and arm muscles) Gets baby to control and co-ordinate it's movements ...
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My Child Has Sticky Fingers: The Ins & Outs

Sticky Fingers Alert! Children steal things all the time. It's normal and natural and is bound to happen at some point. Just make sure you are prepared for when it does happen. Reaction is key. Stealing is not entirely impulsive, however. "Five- and 6-year-olds are outgrowing the belief that adults ...
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Time For A Tap Out with That Sassy Life Coach

What Is A Tap Out? A Tap out is when you disconnect from the world around you and reconnect with yourself - to become more self-aware and to focus on the things that we need and that are of great importance - such as family, our health and our goals ...
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The Distracted Generation

We live in a very high-stress, fast-paced world. Our children of today are exposed to so many stimuli, and have many ways to consume both entertainment and knowledge that often simple things, such as our children’s reading success, is at risk. In this digital age, with many distractions, it is ...
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Top 10 Child – Friendly Places To Eat

Been a tough week at work? Why not spoil the family with a night of fun at one of these amazing, child-friendly restaurants? 10. Bambanani - Melville Johannesburg "Many a frazzled parent has been rescued by Bambanani’s attentive childminders and varied equipment. A wonderland for kids, the restaurant offers endless ...
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The Shitty Things People Don’t Talk About

Do you have a past that you aren't particularly proud of? One that you wouldn't happily and openly speak about? If you did come from a happy home, you are fortunate and should count your blessings as many people, all over the world, come from volatile backgrounds and it isn't ...
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Reading – Why Parents Need To Step Up

In this digital age there are many distractions. It is now more important than ever to instil in our children a desire to read and a desire to play. Why not give them a better understanding of the impact it can have on the rest of their lives. We live ...
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The Importance Of Block Play – Specific to Grade R

Block Play It's no secret, all children want to have fun, develop both mentally and physically and learn about the world around them. Why Is Play Important? It helps children grow and learn It is a way of taking part in everyday life It is key to development and brain ...
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How we can motivate our children of today

Motivation: Today's topic: Let's talk motivation. Firstly, lets define what motivation is: a reason or reasons for behaving in a certain way. Rewards: People are motivated by two things: Intrinsic rewards: is the good feeling you have when you have done a good job. Extrinsic rewards: something that is given ...
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The crippling effects of bullying and why it is so serious

What Is Bullying? Bullying is unwanted, aggressive behaviour mainly amongst school children. This behaviour is repeated or has the potential to be repeated over and over again. It is important to stop bullying as soon as you see the warning signs for fear of having serious, long lasting problems. Types ...
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Struggling with Listening?

Listening: Our children are sensitive creatures who may be experiencing their own personal issues and as a result, this could be affecting your child's behaviour. Is our child being bullied? Know the symptoms. We have all been there. The constant reminders, the arguing, the nagging, it's all too much. But ...
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How to live with a child who is constantly anxious

Let's Talk About Anxiety: It is a feeling of worry, nervousness or unease about something in particular. People with anxiety always need to be reassured of the 'known' as the 'unknown' is a trigger point for them. Master the art of persuasion and know how to talk to people. In ...
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The Art Of Persuasion

What Is Persuasion? Persuasion is the action of persuading someone or being persuaded to do something or believe something. The process is aimed at changing a person or group's attitude or behavior towards something by using written or spoken words to convey information and feelings. In order to master the art ...
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Why Parents Should Consider A Child Coach

Why Your Child Needs A Child Life Coach: It is no secret that there are many children attending school who are struggling to cope with the daily happenings of life. These children may be suffering from daily torment from various peers, battling depression, bullying, struggling with Listening, Anxiety, hiding a ...
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