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 our 9 and 5-year-old.. We were thinking that our children were the problems. Their behavior was challenging, however, the problems started with…

Limit Kids’ Screen Time This Summer by Focusing on the Positive

As summertime approaches, many parents I talk with express concern about setting time limits on video games and social media, establishing clear expectations, and maintaining consistent follow through. I recommend that rather than telling kids to stop what they’re doing, parents focus on the positive things you expect from your children and the wonderful activities…

Corey’s 3 Strategies to Create Family Harmony in Only 3 Months

I’m a divorced mom of a 9 year-old daughter and 7 year-old son. I contacted Cynthia for private parenting coaching due to challenges with my 9-year-old daughter. My daughter often complained about her younger brother and needed constant validation that I loved her just as much as her brother. She would frequently get upset, say…

Spring 2018 In-Person and Online Classes and Presentations from Cynthia Klein

For descriptions and registration links, go to Cynthia’s website Classes at Parents Place are typically small, under 12 people, so questions relevant to the class can be answered. Parenting the Positive Discipline Way (Preschool/Elementary School) – 3 sessions – Wednesdays, March 14, 21, & 28. Parents Place San Mateo 6:30 – 8:30   Winning Kids…

Kids Need Parents On Their Side – Parenting Class Feb. 28 and March 7

Stop Struggling—Learn How to Turn Conflict into Cooperation—2 sessions (Elementary/Middle School) Wednesday, February 28 and March 7 from 6:30 to 8:30 PM This workshop, based on Cynthia Klein’s new book Ally Parenting, will teach you how to pick the most effective parenting strategy for each parent-child conflict. Once you have the right solution, then voila! You’ll…