Oct 6th, 2010
There’s so much written about how to handle the older child when a second child comes along. But with the focus so much on the older child’s feelings, the second child very often becomes, well, secondary in the scheme of things.
Oct 4th, 2010
The goal of positive discipline is to teach children inner-discipline that comes from a highly-developed conscience, rather than the use of punishments that may include external force, shame, humiliation, isolation or coercion.
Oct 3rd, 2010
How do we empower our children? How do help them through the tough times in life and how do we make sure the negative 'stuff' doesn't follow them into adulthood? As a family counselor I know how empowering it is for a child to know they are in control of their feelings and emotions.
Oct 2nd, 2010
While scary for parents, the normal individualization process during the tween and teen years doesn’t have to involve power struggles and hard feelings if parents avoid these three common parenting mistakes.
Sep 30th, 2010
We need to keep our children in the know about with what is happening in the world. It is not enough to teach them reading, sciences and history. We need to educate them, so that they are connected and well-informed about what is happening all around us.
Sep 29th, 2010
How can I get my child to listen to me? Being a parent is not about dictatorship as some parents believe. Rather it is a two-way communication between parent and child. We need to model listening to our kids and this one thing you can be very sure of: if you never listen to your kids they will not listen to you.
Sep 27th, 2010
Single parents can raise great kids too! Good parenting has more to do with values and nurturing than the lack of a second parent. Here are some simple yet effective tips to prepare yourself for the task of being a single parent.
Sep 26th, 2010
Modern culture is very focused on being a victim. Everything in the modern world is about your right to free emotional expression - and about how important it is to express just how unjust the world is. This pervasive mentality is destroying your kids.
Sep 25th, 2010
Dr. Robert Myers, Child Psychologist discovered a number of techniques and strategies that can help parents improve the behavior of a child with ADHD. He teaches parents how to understand the unique traits and behaviors of their child and to adapt 'tried and true' approaches that will work for their child.