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The First Step to a Successful Parenting Team

May 26, 2018

Effective team parenting is a key ingredient for a happy relationship between two parents. Remember that you both love your children and you want the best for them. The problem however, is that you have different views on what this looks like and how to...

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The Ally Parenting Process to Rebuild Trust and Communication with Your Child

April 20, 2018

When your child isn’t talking with you about their challenges, it’s time to reflect on what you are saying that is contributing to their silence. They aren’t trusting you enough to share with you. Rather than trying to get them to open up with questions,...

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Care for Yourself So Your Children Learn to Care

March 10, 2018

“I do so much for my children and they just don’t appreciate it. They think only about themselves. Sometimes, I feel like I’m here simply to give them what they want. Why don’t they think about me?” It’s developmentally appropriate for young children to think...

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Kids Have to Turn a “No” Into a “Yes” – Not Parents

November 9, 2017

Let’s say your child says, “Mom, can I hang out with my friends after school?”, or “Dad, I want my own Instagram account, okay.” What do you say? How do you decide when it’s time to give your child more freedoms? You’ll have around 10...

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Online Parenting Class – Stop Struggling with Conflict Nov. 9, 16, 30

November 3, 2017

Stop Struggling Virtual Workshop – Learn How to Turn Conflict Into Cooperation with Cynthia Klein Stop Struggling is a virtual interactive workshop with me, Cynthia Klein, is for parents of 5 – 16 year olds who wants more harmony in their home and are determined...

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October 10, Private Elementary School Fair, San Mateo, CA

October 9, 2017

8th Annual Private Elementary School Fair Tuesday, October 10, 2017 from 5:30 to 7:30 PM A unique opportunity to engage with 35 schools! The only Peninsula event that connects families with multiple private and independent schools at the same time. Speak informally with school representatives and find the...

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Don’t Nag Your Kids! Collaborate Instead

September 22, 2017

 When you have a problem that both you and your children want to solve, start with the Collaborator Role rather than the Director Role. Everyone will be happier in the family when issues are discussed, solutions are found, and you encourage successful follow through. (Learn...

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Don’t Interrogate Your Kids About School

August 17, 2017

It’s that time of year when kids start school and parents want to feel a part of the action. I remember how much I wanted to know how my daughter’s day went. I inquired about what she learned, did she make new friends, and does...

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Give Allowance at the End of Your Family Meeting

August 3, 2017

Life can seem so busy and everyone in a family has different schedules. This makes having a family meeting very challenging. However, unless connection and discussion time is made a priority, the distance between family members will increase and parental influence will decrease. You’ll be...

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