These techniques with teenagers can be effective when a mom or dad uses them as parenting techniques.
What to do when social media clashes with developmental vulnerabilities.
Sacrificing for your child is a good thing, but it needs to be done with due consideration for balancing other things of importance. Such as the health of your marriage.
To help parents be more responsive vs. reactive at times when your child is not doing what’s expected. Here’s a simple strategy to throw a monkey wrench into a downward spiral with your child: taking a mommy/daddy moment.
Don’t fear the tantrum! Being responsive is the key to positive parenting.
It’s the well-behaved children that make the most formidable revolutionaries. They don’t say a word, they don’t hide under the table, they eat only one piece of chocolate at a time. But later on, they make society pay dearly.
– Jean-Paul Sartre
Sometimes, the best tool can be one-liners.
To get your kids to listen – it has more to do with how YOU communicate first. Children will listen to you after they feel listened to.
Here are 7 positive ways you can encourage your kids by using the right words.
Asking the right questions every day will encourage positive behavior and also help your kids be mentally strong in the long run.