The quickest way to stop behaviors like whining and tantrums is to selectively ignore them.
Some parents assume rewards and bribes are synonymous. They aren’t. There’s actually a huge difference.
The effect of time blocking can increase productivity and tighten up the day, leaving those who practice it feeling like they know where their time went.
The other day, I snuck one of my triplet toddlers – the one sitting in the shopping cart seat facing me as the other two sat in the plastic car, facing away – a Krispy Kreme cruller. The only one…
As a family coach, I hear mothers and fathers say certain sentences to their children that always make me cringe.
If Supernanny can’t come to your house, try these techniques to help improve your family atmosphere through the use of humor and fun activities.
“You are grounded.” I delivered this proclamation to my 13-year-old daughter with sternness and grace. I was measured but emphatic. Cool and unruffled. Controlled. Unemotional. Later that day, I sent her an email outlining the terms of her grounding: • …
In 1897, Santiago Ramon y Cajal, "the father of neuroscience" outlined six “diseases of the will” that he claimed held talented people back.
The self-quieting approach has long been presented as a powerful alternative to punishment and time-out.