Nothing is more important to parents than their relationship with their children – and nobody wants to spend their precious family moments together in conflict. As a parenting coach and family therapist, I help parents effectively shape their kids’ behavior while strengthening their relationship. Every family goes through rough patches. I offer positive insights and practical tools for getting back to a smoother, happier path.
Even though their bodies may look mature, a teenager’s brain is not. They don’t always have the skills or ability to use words to describe what is going on internally. Their prefrontal cortex isn’t done growing yet. That’s… Read More
I snapped a picture of this quote on the wall at the Magellan International School the other day, and posted it on Facebook. A week or so later, it had been shared by 68 people, and viewed by… Read More
I don’t spend much time advising parents on how to punish more effectively. In fact, I tend to tell parents that I am not a big fan of punishment at all. A parent rightfully asked me the other day: “Well then, if not punishment, what DO we do?