Sheila du Plessis is happy to say that through writing her series of books, ‘A Fresh Approach to Parenting’, she has discovered her potential and purpose in life. She is adamant that parents are the best source of influence for their children and teenagers.
Sheila is an established author, having sold over 42,000 books in a series of three books with the title: “Journey to a New Beginning”. These books were sold to schools in South Africa and Namibia.
Sheila was born in Johannesburg, South Africa. Her parents moved to Port Elizabeth where she attended school and qualified as a Medical Technologist. She lives in Pretoria, close-by to her eldest son Warren, daughter-in-law Helen, and her pride and joy, little Leo lad her grandson. She has gained considerable insights, thoughts, and concepts from her youngest son, Malcolm. Her husband, Philippe has been her constant inspiration to carry on through thick and thin.
Emotions could be harmful to one's well-being. Think of some results when you are emotionally unsettled? The first step to emotional well-being is to know how to quickly identify unpleasant emotions. My books will give you information on what to do next......read more
It is not easy being a survivor in a world filled with the victim mentality. Here are 10 traits which a victim may show Feels insecure and unsafe.Stays oblivious as to the cause of their unhappiness.Lacks self-discipline.Struggles with conflict situations.Makes...read more
#conversations #discussions #family #equipping families #words #thoughts Conversations or discussions are important to express one's own thoughts and beliefs and spend time listening to the opinions of others, especially one's children/teenagers. We all desire for...read more
Many years ago a family sat down every night to a family meal. During this time of bonding and being together, many issues were discussed and plans were made and boundaries were negotiated and problems were solved and questions answered. A camaraderie grew between the...read more
Parents, please remember to be specific and clear about what you want your children/teenagers to remember in their future. It will be easier to influence children/teenagers in the way they should go than to try and change set-ways in adult children. Children/teenagers...read more
Parents, please equip your children/teenagers to become excellent problem-solvers. They are going to often be faced with problems. A good problem-solver will be noticed especially as they become young adults. They need to understand that difficulties are more common...read more
#parenting #choices Parents, equip your children/teenagers to know how to make appropriate and suitable choices every day. Allow them to make some wrong choices which will not be harmful, but more of a training exercise. Have a discussion with your children/teenagers...read more