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 III)

This week I wanted to continue our conversation about when sibling fighting turns physical. It seems to have struck a cord with many of you. In my efforts to provide you with as many tools as possible so that you can properly support your children during this difficult time, I wanted to add a few […]

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 […]

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 (Bonus)

I’ve really enjoyed this series of showing parents various techniques for helping their children manage intense emotions. Have you? For the past 5 weeks, we’ve covered how to manage negative intense emotions. But what about the positive intense emotions our children experience? I thought it would be a great idea to focus on this topic […]

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

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 […]

4 Tips to a Positive Relationship with Your Child’s Teacher

As a teacher, a school director (of many years), a mom and a parenting coach, I’ve looked at this one from many angles. It can be difficult to get on the same page with your child’s teacher. However, it can be done. It requires a change in your mindset. You must regard your relationship with […]