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Sometimes parents try to ignore their child’s bad behavior hoping it will just go away. Sometimes they believe the bad behavior is acceptable because their child is tired, sick, young. Sometimes parents are too tired to deal with their child’s bad behavior.
The trouble is that things can get worse. Giving in when your child has a tantrum teaches your child that they can cry and misbehave to get what they want. They may end up being the child who screams at and/or bullies…Continue
Spanking used to be an acceptable form of discipline in the past. Many parents believed to spare the rod was to spoil the child. There are still some parents who advocate for spanking to manage behavior.
As more informed parents know spanking or using harsh punishment measures isn't appropriate or effective. Parents who use harsh physical discipline are teaching their child to cooperate by fear. These disciplinarians are also teaching their child to use aggression to get what they…Continue
While Collaborative Divorce isn’t new it is gaining steam. Collaborative Divorce is a way to divorce in a more cooperative, friendly manner.
I know that goes against many divorcees feelings when they are heading towards divorce. Often couples are very adversarial and want to fight for everything they ‘deserve’.
The problem with that is if children are involved they take the biggest hit.
Children are naturally loyal to their parents. So when there is tension and fighting the…Continue