Sibling Fighting (Part V)

Have you ever had this happen? You are in the kitchen cooking a meal, relaxing or tending to a household chore and then a heated argument breaks out. There’s screaming and yelling. “No, it’s mine!” “Stop it!” “Don’t touch me!” “Leave me alone!” “Get out!” You let them try and defuse the situation themselves. But, […]

Sibling Fighting (Part IV)

Did you enjoy last week’s bonus videos? I hope you did. They were very revealing. Especially, the video about the 2 brothers. It’s interesting to see things through the eyes of a child. This week, I wanted to share with you a new tool that will help deal with the situation of when your children […]

Sibling Fighting (Bonus)

Can you believe it? It’s June already! Half of 2016 is almost over. Now, it’s time for the summer break. School is out, the kids are home and tension will be on the rise. Now more than before, sibling fighting will be more of an everyday occurrence. This week I wanted to share with you […]

Sibling Fighting (Part II)

I’m sure most of us, if not all of us, have been here. You hear your children fussing and arguing over a toy or activity. The voices get louder and louder. Then, you hear a “smack” and then a child cries or yells in pain and disbelief. What do you do then? How do you […]

Sibling Fighting (Part I)

There is a hot button topic that I wanted to focus on for May. It’s a topic that I’m sure every parent of more than 2 children has experienced or are currently experiencing. It’s sibling fighting. I’m sure there have been days that you have wanted to pull your hair out from all of the […]

Parenting with Mindfulness (Part III)

Mindfulness of life is something that is practiced. You don’t wake up one day and all of a sudden have the ability to be aware. I’ve been studying the art of mindfulness for years and it’s something that I still have to practice at getting the mastery over, daily. But it is something that you […]

Help Your Child Manage Intense Emotions (Part V)

How have you enjoyed this series in helping your child (and yourself) manage intense emotions? I hope you enjoyed these useful tips. Today, I want to round out our discussion with my fifth and final tip. I want to introduce you to a new tool. It’s called the Wheel of Choice*. In this video, I […]

Help Your Child Manage Intense Emotions – Part IV

Today, I want to share a revolutionary concept that is most frequently used in households across the world. You probably use it with your children. Do you know what it is? It’s time out. In this session, I will explain how this time out is not your average time out. Thanks to Jane Nelsen, I’ll […]

Help Your Child Manage Intense Emotions

As adults, we are faced with various situations throughout the day that challenges our range of emotions. At the end of a very emotionally exhausting day, we are often left feeling overwhelmed from the emotional workout we experienced. Now, imagine how you child must feel. The exposure of a complex situation, confrontation or experience can […]

Curiosity Questioning and Your Children (part 4)

Finding your voice within the family and being able to communicate effectively with parents is quite challenging. It is just as challenging, if not more so, for parents to communicate with teenage children. However, you can lessen the anxiety and frustration by incorporating curiosity questioning into your dialogue with your teenagers. But, what does that […]