Archive for May, 2013

Encouraging Children

Sometimes children are reluctant to do activities that they will eventually enjoy. It can be an important self esteem booster when parents help their children overcome their resistance even if young people get upset when
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Safety and Support from a Mother’s Childhood

I was leading a workshop for parents recently and one Mom, a parent of an older teen and a little one, shared a story from her own childhood. She remembered feeling relaxed and happy, “In
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Losing Your Temper

All parents lose their tempers when trying to communicate with their children. If you can find a way to give yourself time to think before responding it can help. Even counting to ten or stepping
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