When you are really listening and trying to understand your children it is important to guard against some of the things that seem to come naturally when you are trying to help. Often when our children express their fears, hurts, and anger, we rush in to “fix things”... It is … [Read more...] about Three Top Tips to Help Parents Fight the Urge to “Fix” Everything!
"My kids argue constantly with me and it is driving me crazy! No matter what I say they have to have the last word!” Sound familiar?Nothing pushes a parent’s buttons more than an argumentative child. I actually had a parent tell me one time, “I would pay a million dollars if … [Read more...] about Why Kids Argue And How Parents Can Stop It!
We hear it all of the time...parents are frustrated! To gain more insight, I recently did an informal survey of 10 parents asking them to recall a specific situation with their children that had left them feeling frustrated.Their frustration with their children, ages 2 yrs. old … [Read more...] about Flexibility is a Parent’s Best Tool!
I hear from parents of children who are victims of bullying at an alarming rate. They are looking for insight, advice and suggestions to help their children.There is nothing new about bullying. Ask anyone who has completed their school years and you will hear story after story of … [Read more...] about Bullying…Everyone is a Victim
Don't you love how nature provides us with a specific time each year to enjoy new beginnings after a long winter of hibernation? Everywhere we look we see evidence of "new life" appearing. Buds on the trees, blossoms on the flowers and the chirping of new "momma" birds filling … [Read more...] about It’s Time to Examine Your Relationship With Your Children!