Magazine Articles

Haven Magazine for Families
Saturday, 1 March, 2014
Tanya Curtis Magazine Article - Haven for Families Magazine

Without beating around the bush – “perfectionistic parenting” is harming for a child’s short and long term development and overall psychological wellbeing.

Haven Magazine for Families
Saturday, 1 February, 2014
Tanya Curtis Magazine Article - Haven for Families Magazine

All day every day we are sending and receiving messages from one person to another. Messages are being exchanged by all our senses based on what we: see, hear, smell, taste, feel as a result of touch and feel through our awareness…

Haven Magazine for Families
Sunday, 1 December, 2013
Tanya Curtis Magazine Article - Haven for Families Magazine

Have you ever read the children’s book “Who Sank the Boat” by Pamela Allen? The basic gist of this book is that five animals decide to go for a row: A cow, a donkey, a sheep, a pig and a little tiny mouse. The question throughout is “WHO SANK THE BOAT?”

Haven Magazine for Families
Friday, 1 November, 2013
Tanya Curtis Magazine Article - Haven for Families Magazine

Smashed pictures are one of our greatest causes of anxiety. Thus "Smashed Pictures" lead to all forms of behavioural deterioration.

Haven Magazine for Families
Tuesday, 1 October, 2013
Tanya Curtis Magazine Article - Haven for Families Magazine

People often think that changing their unwanted behaviour is an ardous and sometimes seemingly impossible process. The reality is there are only three simple steps required for behaviour change to occur.

Haven Magazine for Families
Sunday, 1 September, 2013
Tanya Curtis Magazine Article - Haven for Families Magazine

Too often in life we identify people (including ourselves) through the behaviours they choose, rather than seeing the person for who they are.

Coast Kids Magazine
Thursday, 1 August, 2013
Tanya Curtis Magazine Article - Coast Kids Gold Coast

I am having troubles at school with my child taking direction from the teacher. He doesn’t take serious the discipline the teacher offers when his behaviour is poor, and he still seems to be making the same mistakes of poor judgement in the classroom.

Coast Kids Magazine
Monday, 1 July, 2013
Tanya Curtis Magazine Article - Coast Kids Gold Coast

My daughter is four years old and will only wear boy’s clothes. We have fights daily about what she will wear and no pink, purple or girly colours are acceptable to her.

Coast Kids Magazine
Saturday, 1 June, 2013
Tanya Curtis Magazine Article - Coast Kids Gold Coast

I have recently separated from my husband, leaving us to jointly share custody of our three year old. Do you have any tips that I can take on board to settle into life living at two residences?

Coast Kids Magazine
Wednesday, 1 May, 2013
Tanya Curtis Magazine Article - Coast Kids Gold Coast

Q: What are your best tips for teaching resilience in a child? Without the 'life lessons' how can we explain that words will not hurt and friends will come and go?

Coast Kids Magazine
Monday, 1 April, 2013
Tanya Curtis Magazine Article - Coast Kids Gold Coast

Q: My wife and I don't agree on how to deal with our two year old daughter who wakes up in the night. She gets a bottle and goes into her room with it and hopes she falls back to sleep...

Coast Kids Magazine
Friday, 1 March, 2013
Tanya Curtis Magazine Article - Coast Kids Gold Coast

Q: My son is forever competing with his brother. If it's not the colour of their cups and plates: it's the TV, or who can cycle faster. Their antics are driving us crazy!

Coast Kids Magazine
Friday, 1 February, 2013
Tanya Curtis Magazine Article - Coast Kids Gold Coast

Q: My child is a dobber - what can I do? How can we demonstrate to her what is acceptable and what is just a waste of time? We have tried the story crying wolf and it takes no affect.