How To Unhook From A Power Struggle It’s happened. In spite of all your good intentions, you and your child find yourselves in the middle of an argument. No time for advance techniques, you need help now! Learning how to unhook from a power struggle is great, avoiding one is even better! There are some simple techniques that can help you disengage, read on to determine which of these … [Read more...] about How To Unhook From A Power Struggle
Help, I need to hire a Nintendo tutor! How many of you can say you have been in the same position, needing a tutor for your child so they can successfully master the latest computer or video game? It is interesting how our kids can master these games in no time. In fact, the average 12 year old can master a new game in 37 minutes. So what happens when they go to class? Where does all that … [Read more...] about Help, I need to hire a Nintendo tutor!
Do You Know Where You Spend Your Time? Unproductive people can’t tell you where their time has gone. Ask yourself who and what gets your time, talents, skills, resources, and life energy? Each moment we have is precious and needs to be used in a way that brings us the most benefit. But if you are just mindlessly meandering through life, chances are you are not enjoying what life has to … [Read more...] about Do You Know Where You Spend Your Time?
How To Avoid Using The Phrase, “You’ll Do It Because I Said So!” Many of us were raised under a very authoritative parenting model, so making the shift to parenting by teaching and guiding is very counter intuitive. Don’t be alarmed if you too are struggling to understand and implement this new approach. Here are five sure fire ways of communicating with your child without resorting to the … [Read more...] about How To Avoid Using The Phrase, “You’ll Do It Because I Said So!”
Understanding The Language Of Misbehavior – What Your Child Is Really Trying To Tell You. According to Rudolf Dreikurs, a prominent psychiatrist, children’s misbehavior can be classified into four broad categories or goals as he likes to refer to them. Dreikurs believes that the misbehavior is achieving something for the child. So if you are able to determine the function of the behavior … [Read more...] about Understanding The Language Of Misbehavior – What Your Child Is Really Trying To Tell You.