Posts Tagged ‘judgment’
Angry Kids and the At-Home Working Parents Who Love Them.
Does your child’s alarm clock turn a wakeup call into a moody battle because he doesn’t see the point when he’s not going to school or camp due to COVID restrictions? Does your teen drop all his clothes on the floor, so you can’t walk through his room? Or, do you feel like your teen…Read More
The Benefits of Empathy at Work and at Home
The benefits of empathy at work and at home has a huge impact on understanding others and leads to more satisfying relationships. Empathy is a learned skill that begins around ages three and four and grows if it is noticed and applauded. It’s the ability to understand the thoughts, beliefs, opinions, intentions, and feelings of…Read More
How Do You Talk to Your Teenage Daughters so You’re Engaged Together?
20 Ways Not to Talk To Your Teenage Daughter Teenage daughters are sensitive to the way people in authority talk to them, especially their mothers. They are easily wounded, feel criticized, and vulnerable when they sense or get outright disapproval. Even the most devoted mothers hear their girls say, “You don’t understand me.” So, let’s…Read More
When Fathers Clash with Teenage Sons, Where Do Moms Fit In? Or, Don’t They?
Fathers Clash with their Teenage Sons: What are the Options? Should Mothers Help? What is there to do when Fathers clash with their teenage sons? During adolescence boys are searching for their identity, focused outside the family on friends and school and wanting more say in the rules they live by at home. Curfews, technology…Read More
How Do Parents Know When It’s Time for Toilet Training?
Toilet Training – How Do I Know When to Start? Toilet training can be such a conundrum. I once read about a child who knocked on the bathroom door insisting, “Let me in! Let me in!” So, let him in! That child is ready for toilet training. I’ve observed parents who train their kids in…Read More
Should You Post About Your Kids on the Internet?
Do Kids Want Us to Post About Them on the Internet? When your kid gets under your skin or make you feel really proud, should you be writing about it on the internet? Do our kids have a say in how we expose them to the world? Even the cutest baby picture, who’s to say…Read More
Angry Kids and the Parents Who Love Them
Laurie Hollman, Phd’s new book, Unlocking Parental Intelligence: Finding Meaning in Your Child’s Behavior, will be released October 13, 2015. Books can be pre-ordered at a discount from Amazon. Angry Kids Need Understanding Does your child’s alarm clock turn a wake up call into moody battle? Does your teen drop all his clothes on…Read More
Help Your Children & Teens Express Themselves: Artists, Poets, & Storytellers
Helping Children & Teens Express Who They Are Children and teens express themselves through their actions all the time, but not always in words. In fact, did you know that we rely on our unconscious minds much more than our conscious minds? Children and teens have a lot on their minds that they aren’t aware…Read More