Dealing With Difficult People

Many people know someone who is difficult to deal with—it may be a difficult neighbor, a difficult co-worker, or even one of your own difficult family members.  Perhaps this is […]

Giving Up On Control

Take heart.  There are times when every parent feels like the situation is out of control.  Every parent has a personal threshold, and when we pass it we can feel […]

Tell the Truth!

We have all done it.  We see the cookie crumbs sprinkled down our child’s shirt or the purloined item held behind their back, and we have to ask the big […]

Creating Cooperation

How do you talk to your child when you want her to get ready, get started, and get going?  Perhaps you are in the habit of mostly talking to your […]

Sibling Fights

It can be really hard to listen to two or more people—especially little people whom you love very much–being mean and hurtful to each other. One of the questions I […]