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Elmo Vs. The Professor

I’m going to say it again. The way we talk to our kids matters. I’ve written a lot about the power of the words we choose, I even have a free download that gives parents five simple changes they can make to their language that will have a positive impact on their relationship with their …

Let’s face up to the consequences

Hitting. Biting. Running away. One of the trickiest things as a parent is figuring out how to supportively navigate non-negotiable behaviors. If we grew up with a punishment and reward model, it can be hard to break away from that foundation. When our children do something that we know we would have been punished for, …

Holding Boundaries

I often hear parents talk about setting limits for their kids. Sometimes they’re actually talking about holding clear boundaries, but often they really do mean setting limits or establishing ground rules. Holding clear boundaries is a healthy practice in all relationships, including your relationship with your children. Setting limits, on the other hand, may encompass holding …

How Do You Handle Power Struggles With Your Child?

Earlier this summer, I was featured on The Thriving Child parenting summit, hosted by Lyda Osinga.  We discussed strategies to minimize power struggles with your child, parent from a calmer place, and support your child in developing into an emotionally healthy adult.  The meat of the video is a breakdown of the PATH Process.  Here’s …

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