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How to Melt the Wall Between Parent and Child

Parents become very frustrated and worried when their children no longer share their thoughts, feelings, or events in their lives. A wall develops and yet it can be melted. The length of time required to melt the wall depends on how deep the divide between parent and child has become. The good news is that your perseverance can create a reconnection. Some walls are thin. With these walls, as soon as you start the...

Ally Parenting Book Table of Contents

Ally Parenting: A Non-Adversarial Approach to Transform Conflict Into Cooperation By Cynthia Klein – to be published in May 2017. Go to www.allyparenting.com to be notified or to order in mid-May.   Table of Contents Introduction to Ally Parenting ……………………………………………….1 How to Use This Book: A Quick-Start Approach...

Family Meetings Build Cooperation and Family Unity

When you hold regular family meetings, you establish family values of connection, unity, mutual respect, support, and creative problem-solving. If weekly meetings are too much, then set aside time to meet every two weeks. As a result of your sustained efforts, you will build a family in which problems are discussed, each person feels heard, and adventures are planned because you made family meetings a high priority. In my...

Amazing Parent Success Stories in the Book Ally Pa...

Parents are so excited when they try a new parenting strategy and it actually works. They get inspired, keep trying, and most of the time they succeed. Confidence grows and kids feel it. Below are some of the Parent Success Stories about building emotional connection, setting limits, and solving problems with kids, you’ll find in Cynthia’s book, Ally Parenting: A Non-Adversarial Approach to Transform Conflict...

Parenting Education Classes Palo Alto, Foster City...

Parenting Education Workshops and Presentations by Cynthia Klein Turning Craziness into Calmness – Avoiding Power Struggles (ages 9 – 14) Discover how to defuse your intensity so you can turn a potentially crazy time into a calm one. Learn from brain research the keys and solutions to your emotional turmoil. Take control of yourself so you can create the cooperative and harmonious family you desire. February 28, 2017 7:00 –...