Easing Your Child’s Transition Back To School

Easing Your Child’s Transition Back To School

Image Copyright: wavebreakmediamicro / 123RF Stock Photo   Going back to school is a stressful time for most families and children can feel a lot of anxiety. It is a time when your child will be more prone to cry, have temper tantrums, be irritable, and/or...
A simple, yet powerful way to create connection and improve communication within your family

A simple, yet powerful way to create connection and improve communication within your family

One of the first Positive Discipline tools that I started using was Family Meetings.  As I was learning more about the Positive Discipline approach,  I was reflecting on my own family’s dynamics. I noticed that there was a big disconnect in the communications we were...
ABCs of Parenting Tips, Letter Y- The Thing About Yelling..

ABCs of Parenting Tips, Letter Y- The Thing About Yelling..

Many of you know this story, but when my girls were young I used to yell a lot.  It was one of my go-to parenting techniques.  Looking back it was relatively effective too.  But then came the day when I noticed my 2 year old daughter cringing when I would approach...