Do you want to GROW in your parenting skills?

Your Self-help journey to better parenting starts here.

This page is filled with resources for parents that prefer a do-it-yourself approach.

You can choose to trust our 16 year track record by diving straight into our most comprehensive video-course, The Parenting Garden, or you can explore principles one-by-one with our Self-help Resources.

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The Parenting Garden

(Videos by Hettie Brittz.)

Our most comprehensive resource that covers ALL of the principles we stand for, including temperament, healthy authority, parenting style, developmental needs, communication, relationship, norms, values and discipline with compassion.

Content are grouped according to three age groups: Babies/toddlers; Primary schoolers; Teenagers. Gain access with monthly or yearly subscriptions.

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THE ALTERNATIVE

EXPLORE PRINCIPLES ONE BY ONE.

These resources are focused on ONE principle. Prioritize and master ONE area.

Consider any of the options below to focus on any one of the Evergreen Parenting principles or to dig deeper into a specific topic.

Feel free to look up specific content with this SEARCH function:

Focus on the topic of Temperament

The principle: We believe the personality of every member of the family plays a role in the parenting journey. (Topic also covered in Parenting Garden).

Have a question? Send a message to Lydia & Nanette, two experienced Evergreen Facilitators. We are on stand-by.

Dig Deeper into Temperament

Once you have determined the tree type of you child, you might want to consider these practical tools:

Focus on the topic of Healthy Authority, Trust and Respect

The principle: We believe that the parent-child relationship with a foundation of trust and respect acts like a wall around our children to protect them. (Topic also covered in Parenting Garden).

Focus on the topic of Discipline with Compassion

The principle: We believe that discipline with the necessary amount of compassion builds character. (Topic also covered in Parenting Garden).

(Keep scrolling for downloadable discipline tools if you are ready to start implementing.)

Dig Deeper into Manipulation

Manipulation destroys relationships!

Take the FREE Manipulation Quiz to determine if there are manipulators in your home. Vind die Afrikaanse weergawe hier: GRATIS Manipulasie Vasvra.

Dig Deeper into the handling of Misbehaviour types

Too many options? Why not get the most comprehensive self-help resource that covers ALL of the principles we stand for? Consider The Parenting Garden by age group.

Dig Deeper into Character Building

Maybe you prefer to journey with an Evergreen Parenting Facilitator, why not consider the PERSONAL GUIDANCE option to find a group course or book a one-on-one session instead of using the Self-help Resources below.

Dig Deeper into the topic of protecting our children

Too many options? Why not get the most comprehensive self-help resource that covers ALL of the principles we stand for? Consider The Parenting Garden by age group.

Dig Deeper into the topic of building resilience and grit

Too many options? Why not get the most comprehensive self-help resource that covers ALL of the principles we stand for? Consider The Parenting Garden by age group.

Dig Deeper into children’s emotional well-being

Dig Deeper into topics relevant in the Baby phase:

Have a question? Send a message to Lydia & Nanette, two experienced Evergreen Facilitators. We are on stand-by.

Dig Deeper into topics relevant in the Teen phase:

We consider Parenting Garden as our best option for parents of teens. Listed below are content to use as an appetizer or add-on.

Kick-start implementation by using our tools with your kids.

Discipline tools to download

In order to help you implement the abovementioned principles with your kids, we have developed tools to assist you. We do recommend that you use these tools with the necessary background information to ensure success.

Reinforcement tools

Celebrate the harvest and encourage growth with these reinforcement tools.

Have a question? Send a message to Lydia & Nanette, two experienced Evergreen Facilitators. We are on stand-by.

Emotional Intelligence tools

Character Building tools

Tools to establish Healthy Habits

Tools to establish House rules and consequences

Every Evergreen family proudly display these on our fridges 🙂

Tools for Educators

Frequently asked questions

Browse these docs to receive answers to frequently asked questions.

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