Ally Parenting Book Chapter: Choose Your Parental Role: Director, Collaborator,or Supporter

Chapter 8 from Ally Parenting: A Non-Adversarial Approach to Transform Conflict Into Cooperation by Cynthia Klein In order to guide our children toward success, it’s essential to understand our role in each challenge we encounter with them. There are essentially three parenting roles that you will choose from depending on whether the parent, parent and child…

Ally Parenting Book Table of Contents

Ally Parenting: A Non-Adversarial Approach to Transform Conflict Into Cooperation By Cynthia Klein – Available now at many online book sellers. Search for Ally Parenting- Cynthia Klein to find soft-cover, $20, and eBook, $9, formats to purchase.   Table of Contents Introduction to Ally Parenting……….1 How to Use This Book: A Quick-Start Approach……..7 The Step-by-Step Solutions Guide……….11…

Why Your Child Signs an Agreement Then Won’t Follow Through

The Three Levels of Collaborative Problem-Solving Finding solutions together with your children is challenging. Maybe you don’t know how to start the process, your children won’t respond, or even if you do develop a plan, their enthusiasm wanes quickly, and you’re left feeling discouraged. Common Collaborator discussion topics are homework, chores, vacations, getting and having…

Parents: Be Your Child’s Emotion Coach For Greater Cooperation and Connection

Preview chapter from my upcoming book Ally Parenting – A Non-Adversarial Approach To Transform Conflict Into Cooperation. The Emotional Support Process is an essential parenting skill for creating open communication and influence with your child during their emotional moments. Depending on your child’s nature, their expression of feelings may range from intense displays to refusal to…