Archive for May, 2015

Handling Power Battles at Home

It can be effective to find a way to disengage from an unnecessarily complicated and tense “power battle” with a child – getting involved in a lengthy “back and forth” is often unproductive.

One Idea for a Family Meeting

When children have the opportunity to contribute an “agenda item” in a family meeting it can help them listen to their parents’ ideas.

My Youngest Daughter is Hitting Her Sister!

as seen in Brooklyn Family Magazine and on Dear Sharon, My daughters are five and two. The older one is old enough to know that it’s not OK to hit. How do we deal
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Moms are Super!

It is often difficult to remember in the middle of hectic days, interrupted nights and inevitable parent child tensions that little ones really adore their moms. The following story is how I remember it’s true.
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