8 Do’s and Don’ts for Raising Resourceful Children into Adults

Parents love their children and want them to be happy, protected, and successful. Problems occur, though, when parents control their children too much instead of teaching them independent thinking skills that develop responsibility. Because of parents’ fear, they rush in to solve their children’s problems and take away their pain rather than watch them struggle.…

Emotional Support for Kids During the Pandemic and Beyond

This is the role-play skit that Parenting Expert Cynthia Klein did with podcaster Sarah Baker of Momma Stories Podcast Posted May 15, 2020. Below are 3 role-plays to illustrate how an adult’s response to a child expressing their struggles can either block or open up communication.   An adult uses the Supporter Role when the…

A Minor Shift in Parenting Directions Gets Big Positive Results

Parents of a 5 and 9-year-old Share Their Success Story. We’ve been working with Cynthia as private coaching clients for a month and we’ve already learned how our language was creating rebellion in both our 9 year-old and our 5-year-old. We were thinking that our children were the problems… Their behavior was challenging, however, the…

Keep A Long-Range View (Believe In Your Children)

Parents can easily get stuck feeling frustrated with their child’s behavior and think their child will never change.  Finding themselves thinking that their child is a little too selfish a little too often, uncooperative, careless, out of control, or too emotional…leading to fear that they will always be this way. Good news! Your child is…