List of All Posts

Explain Expectations

Positive Ways to Speak to Your Child, Part I

Positive Ways to Speak to Your Child, Part II

Positive Ways to Speak to Your Child, Part III

Positive Reinforcement

Stop and Redirect

Stay Close to Your Children

Use Your Words

Practice Patience

Parenting without Irritation

Improving Children’s Behavior

Improving Parent’s Behavior

Resistance to Change


Why Is She Crying?

Time Out

Rules or Relationship?

Go Clean Your Room

Book Recommendations

Never Say Never




When There Might Be a Problem

Playing Games with Young Children

The Song and Dance

How to Prevent Messes

Sibling Fights

Read to Your Kids/How to Raise a Reader

Books on CD

Family Meetings

Nurture Shock

I’m Bored!

5 Tips for Parenting in the Electronic Age

The Science of Teen Rebellion

Family Unity

The Power of Family History

Advice to Parents of Teens

A Treat When You Get Home

Some Quick Ideas I Learned Too Late (and One I Didn’t)

Teach Children Mediation Skills

Help Less

Kids Who Love Video Games

Different Kids, Different Needs

Who I Want to Be as a Mom