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…

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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…

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When NOT to Listen to Your Kids

There are two situations in which it’s most essential to listen to your children: when you’re solving problems together and when you’re supporting your child in solving their own problems. Listening to children express themselves builds family connections and develops children’s emotional and intellectual capacities needed for a successful and happy adulthood. However, the one…

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Three Ways to Build Family Closeness and Harmony This Summer

Summer is a time of decreased stress, i.e. no homework, which can mean less conflict and more time and opportunity to build closer relationships within your family. Here are three ways to start building family closeness right away. Be bold and establish a “No electronics” time for the entire family. This rule applies to everyone…

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