Archive for November 2016
10 Simple Ways You can Help Your Child Cope with Anxiety
It’s hard enough for adults to deal with anxiety, how much more so for children. The confusing thoughts, the worries, the discomfort, the roller coaster feelings of panic and helplessness. It can really be frightening – not just for your child, but also for you. Naturally, as parents, you want to protect our child from…Read More
The Tween Years are Coming! How to Start Now to Build Trust Later!
At their worst, a tween can be a mix between a tantrum-prone toddler and an opinionated teen. Their mood can swing from one extreme to another. At times, they may be very tight-lipped and other times they back-talk you at every opportunity. There’s no doubt, parenting a tween can be a daunting and confusing task.…Read More
What Are Filters and How Do They Contribute to Aggressive Driving?
Tires squeal. The car speeding out of the driveway almost hit you! You feel the heat rushing to your cheeks. Anger is welling up. ‘What’s wrong with that person? Who taught them how to drive? They need to pay attention!’ A few choice words about rude people spill out of your mouth. You lift your…Read More
How to Understand and Coach Your Unmotivated Teen Successfully
Do you worry about your teen’s lack of motivation? Does it make you beg, bribe, coax, nag, or push them to “motivate” action? Do you get so frustrated at times that you resort to yelling, screaming, or punishing? If you imagine that this will lead your teen to become self-motivated you’re fooling yourself. Your actions…Read More