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.
Time is very sacred and no one should take it for granted. We each have the same amount of minutes in a day. Please try and not get to the stage of saying, "I can't wait for the time when the children can drive, finish school, get a job, leave home or whatever." If...read more
In a jungle of confusion, children, teenagers and young adults need the right "compass" to get back to safety. How do parents know if their children and teenagers are heading in the right direction for a successful life? The "compass" I am speaking about here is the...read more
What words are you using in your thoughts to promote a successful future? How often do you review your behaviour, especially with other people? Do you realise your behaviour is the deciding point whether or not someone wants to be in your company? Prepare for a...read more
This is for young adults and anyone who comes into contact with young people in their late teens and 20's to help them ask the right questions. How much time and effort are you putting into making good choices and taking expert actions? Are successful choices and...read more
There cannot be a "one-size-fits-all" structure for parenting. Every family is unique in many ways with its own dynamics, plans, outcomes and functions. The parents in every family have attained certain information, knowledge and facts through their own experience of...read more
I admit it is extremely challenging to keep my emotions controlled and not allow them to dictate to me and ruin each day. I have equipped myself to analyse my unwanted emotions or irrational thoughts, by identifying the facts causing the reasons or triggers which...read more
Have you realised you are battling to control your emotions? What are you doing right now to fix this problem? Have you realised there must be some form of cause, an influence or reason which triggers emotions? Here are some examples of causes: Tiredness hunger ...read more