Tweens are hard. They are navigating a world between childhood and those pre-adulthood years (the dreaded teens!), and Middle School isn’t really a place that many of us would be excited to go back to anytime soon! But good news! We have help! Phyllis Fagell talks with us today about the 10 key skills your tween needs to THRIVE, and how parents can help!
We discuss with Tina Payne Bryson, PhD, what the misbehaviors really are caused by, and what we can do to stop those behaviors and teach our children better.
Every day feels like a fight. Whether you ask your kids to pick up their shoes off the floor, to go get dressed for school, or simply to come join the family for dinner. It often feels like our kids simply don’t listen to us! But if we did just 3 simple things, we would see much different results.
2020 has been a never ending source of stress for many of us. And when we are stressed, empathy is difficult to muster. What does that mean for our kids? Dr. Michele Borba, an educational psychologist , author and parenting expert shares simple things we can do to raise an empathetic kid in an all-about-me world.
These days, everyone has trouble communicating. People yell. Coworkers talk over one another to prove their point. We want our kids to do better.
In today’s episode, JoAnn and Brie discuss keeping your mama bear in check and how to help your kids work through conflict.
Your kids start fighting- you know, like they do everyday. And you get pulled into it to diffuse the situation. But wouldn’t it be wonderful if you didn’t have to do that? Guess what- you don’t have to!
In today’s episode we speak with Tessa Stuckey, mom of 4, Therapist, Author of the book “For the Sake of Our Youth” and host for the new podcast “For the Sake of Our Youth” .
We discuss what are some of the pressures on our kids in today’s culture, and what we can do to help.
Not more than 2 seconds after they hop in the car, the screaming begins.
“No, that’s not what happened Erik. My lunch is at 11:35am, not 11:30.”
I brace myself.
“NO SISSY! YOU DON’T KNOW WHAT YOUR TALKING ABOUT”
And then, WHAP!
He reaches his little arm across the space in the bucket seats between them and hits her.
“Erik, DON’T HIT ME!!!”
That’s when I intervene.
I don’t know how school bus drivers do it. How do you discipline 30 kids when you’re trying to keep safe and focus on not veering your large yellow, monstrosity off the road
I’m in a Toyota Highlander with only two children and I’m ready to lose my mind.
As a parent, how to raise self-reliant kids is a hard question.
We all want kids who take care of themselves and their families, but many families struggle with how to get there.
These simple, yet far from easy, parenting tips are a great place to start.
Want a simple method to get kids to stop fighting and start figuring out their problems like actual human beings? I swear it’s possible. Here we go.