Parenting With Psychology

Helping you build a set of parenting tools so you feel like an amazing parent ready to overcome your daily challenges.
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How To Raise a Kid Who Loves To Read | Develop Reading Skills ages 5 years - 11 years ages 6 months - 5 years learning routines Feb 22, 2024

 

 

Imagine a world where your child eagerly reaches for a book instead of a screen, where the joy of reading fills their heart and mind.  Realistically, we’re shooting for a...

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How To Deepen Your Bond With Your Child ages 0 - 6 months ages 11 years - 18 years ages 5 years - 11 years ages 6 months - 5 years communication consistency relationships routines Feb 15, 2024

 

Imagine this scene: It's early morning, and you're feeling tired, overwhelmed, and already thinking about the long to-do list ahead.  But as your child comes bounding into the room,...

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How To Hold a Successful Family Meeting ages 11 years - 18 years ages 5 years - 11 years ages 6 months - 5 years communication consistency problem solving routines Jan 04, 2024

 

Happy New Year, amazing parents!  I hope your 2024 is off to a great start.  This annual transition presents a perfect opportunity for families to reflect on their routines and...

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Should You Push Your Child to Try Sports? ages 11 years - 18 years ages 5 years - 11 years ages 6 months - 5 years choices & checkpoints health routines siblings sports Oct 11, 2023

Parents often wonder whether they should push their children to try different activities, whether it’s picking up a new sport, learning to play a musical instrument, or trying a new...

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Bedtime Battles: How to Prevent Common Bedtime Disruptions for a Smooth Bedtime Routine ages 5 years - 11 years ages 6 months - 5 years consistency routines screen time sleep Oct 04, 2023

Bedtime should be a calming period filled with snuggles and well wishes for another wonderful day to come tomorrow.  However, bedtime can sometimes feel more like a battleground when it...

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How to Put an End to Bickering Over Family Activities 5 c’s ages 0 - 6 months ages 11 years - 18 years ages 5 years - 11 years ages 6 months - 5 years problem solving relationships routines siblings Sep 21, 2023

 

The kids are back at school working hard all week, so family fun really needs to be a focus on the weekend.  But weekends fill up so fast!  Birthday parties, sporting events,...

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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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How to Keep Your Little One From "Bonking" ages 5 years - 11 years ages 6 months - 5 years consistency eating problem solving routines Jun 29, 2023

People sometimes ask if I use my training as a clinical psychologist (someone who is trained to assess, diagnose, and treat mental disorders) on my children, and thankfully there’s little...

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How Much "Screen Time" Does Mommy Get? ages 0 - 6 months ages 11 years - 18 years ages 5 years - 11 years ages 6 months - 5 years communication relationships routines screen time Jun 22, 2023

 Today, I have a quick story for you related to the concept of managing your time and preserving as much of it for your little kiddos as possible.  A friend recently asked me how I can...

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Pack Those Snacks With Protein ages 5 years - 11 years ages 6 months - 5 years consistency eating health milestones routines May 25, 2023

At the heart of Parenting With Psychology is the concept of integrating principles from psychology into parenting to help you and your children have more fulfilling interactions on a daily...

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PARENTING WITH PSYCHOLOGY™

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