Yup…2018 is here! What will you do this year? Life changing parenting goals: *always meet basic needs *do what you say *get enough sleep (your kids and you!) *give your kids a reason to make posit…

Connect on Facebook Share Powered by the Simple Social Press Yup…2018 is here! What will you do this year? Life changing parenting goals: *always meet basic needs *do what you say *get enough sleep (your kids and you!) *give your kids a reason to make positive choices Bonus: Reduce the […] Read more »

ARGH! Chores! We all have them. But as a busy parent, you need to NOT be doing every single one of them on your own. Save your sanity and teach your children motivation, responsibility, and independ…

Connect on Facebook Share Powered by the Simple Social Press ARGH! Chores! We all have them. But as a busy parent, you need to NOT be doing every single one of them on your own. Save your sanity and teach your children motivation, responsibility, and independence skills by giving them […] Read more »

Gratitude = happiness and success. Did you know that? Snag these 18 ways to teach your kids to show gratitude. It’s totally worth it! Here is the link to the our closed parenting group that I menti…

Connect on Facebook Share Powered by the Simple Social Press Gratitude = happiness and success. Did you know that? Snag these 18 ways to teach your kids to show gratitude. It’s totally worth it! Here is the link to the our closed parenting group that I mentioned in our video: […] Read more »

Even a Child Knows…

The most incredible and insightful thought came from my 6 year old tonight. One of the best places to have off-the-cuff conversations with your kids is during bedtime. This time is beat only by car rides. There is something magical about car rides. Kids tend to blurt out their thoughts […] Read more »

What is a Behavior Trigger and Why is it Important?

What is a Behavior Trigger? A trigger is a thought or a situation that leads to undesirable behavior choices. Most commonly, we find that triggers are caused by something in the surrounding environment or by another person’s actions. When we can figure out what thoughts and/or situations trigger our children […] Read more »

Grounding Technique To The Rescue!

What is the Grounding Technique? For many parents (myself included) when we hear the phrase, “Try grounding with your kids when they start to act out.” we immediately think of sending them to their room and removing privileges. On one hand, we are right – that is what is typically […] Read more »

Coping Toolbox

Jen thought it couldn’t be done. She thought her daughter was destined to always have conflict with others because she couldn’t control her emotions. And at home? Wow, it was even worse. When things didn’t go her way, watch out! There was yelling, screaming, refusal, and even some hitting. Jen […] Read more »

How to Use Consequences

“She doesn’t care!” That was the main problem presented to me by one of my clients. We’ll call her Jane. “When I speak, she doesn’t care. It’s like talking to a wall unless I’m up close and yelling. That’s when she finally does what I ask her to do”, Jane […] Read more »