• Whose problem is it anyway?

    One of the many little posters my parenting instructor used read, “Whose problem is it, anyway?” He tried to teach us to recognize which problems were ours (as parents) and which problems really “belonged” to the children.

  • Consequences or Solutions?

    Solutions help children learn from their mistakes – and invite both responsibility and dignity

  • Why Kids Lie and What to do About It

    Contributed by Melanie Miller, M.Ed. Lying is one of those behaviors that can certainly bring up a lot of strong feelings in parents. Understanding why kids lie and what we can do as parents to decrease lying, and promote honesty, can be a welcome relief! The following information is from a TV interview with Certified…