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One of the Best Tools for Ending Morning Struggles

One of the Best Tools for Ending Morning Struggles

Is morning time turning out to be a tough transition for you and your child? Are power struggles leading to hectic and rushed mornings? Many of the parents I work with say that either getting out the door in the morning or putting the kids to bed at night is their most stressful time. Whether it’s due… Continue Reading

Three Positive Discipline Solutions For Demanding Behaviors

Three Positive Discipline Solutions For Demanding Behaviors

Underneath tantrums, entitled “me, mine, give me more” demands, back talking and power struggles is more than just your child being a brat. These unhelpful behaviors are actually messages from your child. What is motivating unhelpful behaviors can reveal what your child is feeling, thinking and deciding. In positive discipline, these unhelpful behaviors are thought… Continue Reading

Making A Win-Win Parenting Plan

Making A Win-Win Parenting Plan

How to Create A Plan to Help Children Overcome Unwanted Behavior  Often parents ask me how to stop frustrating behavior. “My daughter follows me around the house and talks incessantly.” “My toddler won’t stay in his bed at night.” “My child’s tantrums are driving me crazy.” One way to think about ongoing annoying behavior is that… Continue Reading