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…

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Do You Favor One Child Over Another by Susan Newman

From U.S. News https://health.usnews.com/wellness/for-parents/articles/2018-01-29/do-you-favor-one-child-over-another If you have more than one child, be prepared to hear – if you haven’t already – “You like him better than me” or “How come she always goes with you?” and “She’s your favorite” or “It’s not fair.” Like many parents, you may insist that the complainer is wrong –…

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Chores are Essential to Teach Responsibility and Apprerciation

It’s essential for your happiness and your children’s future happiness to teach them the importance of everyone in the house doing chores. Notice I said “teach” not “get your child to”. There is a big difference in your attitude and approach when you teach your children versus expecting your kids to do chores without training. Without training,…

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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…

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