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The Challenge of Listening to our Children Part 2

August 28, 2012 in

I believe that staying with upset children, as long as we are safe physically and...

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The Challenge of Listening to Our Children Part 1

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Listening to our upset kids can be very difficult. Each person is a jumble of...

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Manipulation or Meeting Needs?

August 14, 2012 in

I often hear parents complaining about children “manipulating” them. This word puts kids instantly into...

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Listening to Emotions without Discounting Feelings

August 3, 2012 in

Everyday children experience stressful situations. Challenges such as not getting what they want or feeling...

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Critical Thinking is Important for Problem Solving

July 25, 2012 in

Are you challenged by knowing when to set limits, when to have a “hands-off” approach...

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Parent – Child Connection is the Foundation

July 14, 2012 in

If I had a child who would do what I ask, parenting would be so...

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Raising “Fantasy” Children

June 26, 2012 in

My teenager will not:  smoke, do drugs, drink alcohol, be sexually active or rude. School,...

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Raising “Fantasy” Children

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My teenager will not: smoke, do drugs, drink alcohol, be sexually active or rude. School,...

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Raising strong-willed children with “soft power”

June 25, 2012 in

If our children simply did everything we told them, followed the wisdom we handed them,...

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