What Does It Take To Do A Good Parenting Job?
Just like any job, raising children comes with a list of requirements. These requirements allow for a positive parenting experience, beneficial to everyone. But while anyone may muster up some of these traits, it is mastering them that will turn them into parenting super powers. Read More
What’s Your Parenting Style?
Beliefs and attitudes towards raising a child make up a parenting style. How high parents’ expectations are, how responsive and nurturing parents are, how much freedom children are allowed, define a style. Since a parenting style is not something we choose, but a result of our own awareness, our own history, capacity and values, distinguishing our own style will help improve our parenting. To quickly assess each parenting style, we have rated them based on the four simple descriptors just mentioned. Read More
What Makes Children Misbehave?
Misbehavior can be a reaction to food, environment, miscommunication, need for attention, need for freedom or household changes. Careful observation can help determine which area may be causing children to act out, in order to better assist them through their struggles. Read More
How Do Personality Types Affect Parent-Child Relationships?
Getting To Know Children’s Personality Types
Personalities can be observed in children by the age of three. A lot can change in terms of attitudes, behaviors and fears, but essentially, personality will not change. Getting to know our children’s personalities helps us determine what makes them tick; what makes them happy, curious or excited. Personality types unravel the mystery behind children’s talents and limitations and help us better adjust our own expectations. Read More
What Makes A Healthy Parent?
Before looking to change anyone else, we first need to take a long and honest look in the mirror. Who are you? How do you compare to whom you’d like to be? How well maintained are you? Honest answers to these questions should give us enough perspective to approach our subject with sensitivity, understanding and compassion. Read More
What Is The Most Effective Way To Improve Child Behavior?
The most effective way to curb children’s behavior is to teach children to manage their own behavior, of course. Teaching children critical thinking and the value of making good choices, will help them make good choices when on their own. It should also launch them into a life of good choices. Choices driven by smart thinking, not fears or emotions. Giving children a chance to cooperate, an opportunity to ask questions, to understand and to be involved in their own education, is the most respect you can give them. Respect builds trust and commitment to agreements. Read More
How To Improve Child Behavior
Positively Affect Children’s Conditioning
We are all a product of conditioning. From the moment a mother answers to her babies’ cries, she is conditioning the child to cry to get attention. At the same time, the baby is conditioning the mother to understand the baby’s needs and react accordingly. Read More
Looking For An Easy And Effective Way To Improve Child Behavior?
You’ll Be Happy To Know That, You Found It!
Designed for ages 3 to 9, this child cognitive behavioral system improves child behavior by replacing family or classroom dynamics with a simple game children love. The system sets healthy boundaries, gives children the attention they need, corrects communication, helps develop a sense of responsibility, reduces anxieties, grows confidence and self-esteem; and it does it all through play. Here are the three main tools to implement the system: Read More
An introduction to the GOOD PUPPY Behavioral & Emotional System for children, ages 3 to 9. A guide to improving parenting through awareness, motivation and the understanding of emotions. Read More
Setting off on this journey guided by the light that the title of this book has to offer, has brought much needed clarity to some shadowy corners of the learning experience that is parenting. Read More
Just like any job, raising a child comes with a list of requirements. It is probably the longest list of all, since it entails full responsibility for a human being’s life. Read More
Why would you start a book with “patience”? Can we get any more boring than that? But this passive action holds the key to making good decisions and is the essential ingredient for the next six requirements. Read More
Sensitivity builds trust and reinforces bonding. When children feel understood and respected they feel confident with who they are. Awareness of their limitations will put you more in tune with their personalities and help you find the best way to communicate with them. Read More
Like the warmth of the sun, think of attention as the nurturing energy radiating from your eyes. Now think of your emotions as the frequency selector. Some stations are harmonious, raising spirits. Others exude negativity and limitations. Before you pay, give, or focus your attention on your child, your spouse or anyone, even yourself, check the station you’re tuned into. Read More
Patience, sensitivity and attention become a two way street in communication. From “what” to say to “how” to listen, communication is the lifeline of the family unit. A family that communicates well builds healthy, solid bonds that provide children the safety they need to develop self-confidence. Avoiding judgments and taboos creates a trusting environment, which allows children to openly discuss their feelings and ask questions freely. Read More
Have you ever heard of people who can’t find a reason to wake up in the morning? That is a serious sign of depression or serious lack of motivation. As our interests in life change, so do our motivations. But every action begins with an incentive and a motivation to do it. Read More
Consistency equals stability and is a key and defining factor for the solid structure children seek. Imagine that structure as an invisible house. If you tell the child that the door is here and the window is there, and where the walls are, the child can imagine the invisible house and play along. The clearer you make that invisible house, the easier it will be for children to adjust to it and find their place within it. Read More
Lying dormant amongst patience and confidence, courage dreams of waking up. Courage wants to prove itself. Courage wants to let us know who we are. In making its presence known when overcoming challenges, downfalls, fears and limitations, courage propels us. Read More
Beliefs and attitudes towards raising a child make up a parenting style. How high parents’ expectations are, how responsive and nurturing parents are, how much freedom children are allowed, define a style. Since a parenting style is not something we choose, but a result of our own awareness, our own history, capacity and values, distinguishing your own style will help improve your parenting. To quickly assess each parenting style we have rated them based on the four simple descriptors mentioned. Read More