Tag: parenting conversations
6 Simple Perspective Shifts that Will Transform Your Parenting
One of my latest gigs was to help out Sumitha Bhandarkar, the editor of AFineParent.com summarize some interview she did. These weren’t just any interviews. These were interview with experts in the parenting field: Psychologists, Parentologists, Therapists, and Counselors. The talks were about everything from bullying to emotional intelligence to getting cooperation to how the…
When “Good Job” Just Doesn’t Cut It
This is my latest and probably favorite article I’ve done for awhile. Kids want to hear so much more than just Good Job from us. They want to know what we really think about what they are doing. Pass it along! How to Offer Positive Encouragement (Sorry, “Good Job!” Doesn’t Cut It) Don’t you just…
Oh Sh*t. When Our Kids Start Learning “Those” Words.
We have hit new chapter in child-rearing. E is 9. When you are 9 and go to school on a bus or tram you find yourself surrounded by full-fledged teenagers. And those teenagers tend to let some curse words fly. It makes me cringe every time I hear a high schooler drop some “colorful metaphors”…