When a child's behaviour is unmanageable, the whole family can feel it's in a state of chaos. Equipped with one powerful analogy, parents can develop a protocol to turn their child's behaviour around. These strategies are rooted in developmental and psychological research and can have immediate effects.Through the glass walls of the vineyard restaurant, I could see the … [Read more...] about The analogy that will change how you view your child’s misbehaviour
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Children are inundated with digital media. As parents, we know our children shouldn't be on screens for more than two hours a day. However, using this one rule as your guide can actually work against you. Using insights from research and the sponsor of this post, Wellbeing.Google, you can successfully limit screen time and promote healthy habits without being prescriptive or … [Read more...] about Breaking the golden rule of screen time is better for your family
Research has shown certain consequences for kids undermine the goal of raising good, moral children. However, natural and logical consequences are invaluable teachers.The main goal of my parenting is to raise moral children. And even though my end goal is clear, getting there is certainly full of twists and turns. You see, my children entered this world with their own … [Read more...] about The best and worst consequences for moral development
Separation anxiety is so hard on parents and children. For a parent, it is brutal to see your child devastated. Then leaving them in that state of devastation feels terrible. Fortunately, there are powerful strategies that will help your child feel empowered when you're gone. Whether you're dealing with separation anxiety in children who are quite young who are older, I have … [Read more...] about Brilliant Tips to Ease Separation Anxiety in Children
Did you know that lecturing or scolding undermines the effectiveness of our parenting? Find out why as well as how to raise your children well without the use of scolding, chastizing or lecturing. These positive discipline techniques are rooted in the most current research on the brain and child development.I am a recovering serial lecturer.Maybe it's because of my … [Read more...] about Scolding undermines effective parenting. This is why.