Parenting With Psychology

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How To Prevent Sibling Rivalry ages 0 - 6 months ages 11 years - 18 years ages 5 years - 11 years ages 6 months - 5 years check yourself communication consequences consistency discipline relationships siblings Jan 17, 2024

 

 

This week, we celebrate Martin Luther King Jr. Day.  Racial equality is supremely important, and in fact, I'm working on a very special post on the topic of helping to teach...

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How To Teach Your Children To Make Friends | Power Of Bonding ages 11 years - 18 years ages 5 years - 11 years ages 6 months - 5 years apology consequences relationships siblings Nov 29, 2023

What happens after your child quarrels with their sibling or friend?  Do you make them apologize?  Do you brush it off and move on to the next activity?  There’s a really...

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Four Essential Steps to Guide Your Child Through Disagreements ages 11 years - 18 years ages 5 years - 11 years ages 6 months - 5 years consequences relationships siblings Oct 18, 2023

Parents play a crucial role in shaping their children's social development and helping them navigate the complexities of relationships.  One common challenge is when our children have...

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Are You An Amazing Parent? You May be Surprised to Find the Answer is Yes! ages 11 years - 18 years ages 5 years - 11 years choices & checkpoints consequences discipline Sep 13, 2023

Have you ever heard me start a social media reel or a podcast or vlog episode by saying, “Hello, Amazing Parents!” and wondered if you’re in the right place?  Did you think...

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Gentle Yet Effective Discipline Using 3, 2, Thank You! 3 2 thank you! ages 11 years - 18 years ages 5 years - 11 years choices & checkpoints consequences discipline Sep 07, 2023

  

This post is the second in a special two-part series on 3, 2, Thank You! (see Parenting Through Choices for the first part).  This technique is one of my absolute favorite...

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Parenting Through Choices: Use 3, 2, Thank You! to Raise Good Decision Makers Who Follow Family Rules 3 2 thank you! ages 11 years - 18 years ages 5 years - 11 years ages 6 months - 5 years choices & checkpoints consequences discipline siblings Aug 31, 2023

  

What do you do when your young child is testing their limits and refuses to do something you have asked of them?  That’s when you pull 3, 2, Thank You! out of your...

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How to Survive Dining Out With Your Kids 3 2 thank you! 5 c’s ages 5 years - 11 years ages 6 months - 5 years choices & checkpoints consequences discipline eating routines Aug 10, 2023

How would you like a break from prepping dinner tonight?  Let somebody else do the cooking for a change - and the dishes too.  Take the family out to your favorite local family-friendly...

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Remember to Make Your Parenting Fun ages 5 years - 11 years ages 6 months - 5 years check yourself consequences discipline humor learning problem solving Jul 27, 2023

Today, I have a short story for you that highlights the importance of having a variety of tools in your parenting toolbelt from which to choose when your child throws you a curve ball.  At the...

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3, 2, Thank You! 3 2 thank you! ages 5 years - 11 years ages 6 months - 5 years choices & checkpoints consequences discipline learning milestones May 18, 2023

How do you discipline your children?  Certainly, infants and very young children don’t need any discipline.  Instead, the focus at these ages is on modeling good behavior and...

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Understanding Reinforcement vs. Punishment ages 0 - 6 months ages 11 years - 18 years ages 5 years - 11 years ages 6 months - 5 years consequences discipline learning parenting philosophy siblings Mar 23, 2023

I cannot post another week of tips without covering reinforcement and punishment because they are such an integral part of the Consequences category in my 5 C's parenting framework (see The 5 C's...

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