Motivate Your Teen: Why Your Motives May Be the Problem

Motivate Your Teen

“My daughter isn’t responsible enough to keep her own room clean. How will she ever manage to take care of her own apartment?” “My son has yet to show himself dependable enough to consistently keep his curfew. How will he be able to maintain a job?” Have you ever struggled with concerns like these? As…

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How to Survive Your Teens Mood Swings and Maybe Even Help Them Out

Teens Mood Swings

Without much warning and often little provocation, the beast awakens. You brace yourself. A little fear even flashes in your eyes. With eye rolling, snarky comments, snapping, and yelling, your teenager unleashes their attitude. Like a ferocious and unpredictable monster, they tear into everything and everyone around them.     At least… that’s how you may perceive…

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Find Solution’s to Your Child’s Sleep Problems

child's sleep problems

 The sound that you think is part of your dream slowly rouses you from your slumber. You blink, confused by the fact that the noise is still present. Yet, you’re awake!   As you become more conscious of your surroundings, you realize that it comes from the adjacent room. Your child’s room. And suddenly you…

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Stay Calm to Successfully Handle Your Child’s Meltdowns

emotional child

Your face flushes red. You nervously glance at the onlookers, thoroughly embarrassed about the scene your child is making. Refusing to listen to anything you say, your child is screaming, stomping, threatening, and thrashing about – completely out of control! Sounds like something you’ve experienced? Don’t feel guilty if you have a hard time loving…

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Why It’s Truly Time to Take a Timeout On Timeouts For Children

timeouts for children

Timeouts are supposed to give parents and children a break from each other when emotions run high. But could timeouts be teaching the wrong lesson? Experts believe that when you ignore, remove, or withdraw parental attention, you can promote positive behavior in your child. But what if a child perceives this action as the removing…

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