4 Strategies to Encourage Children’s Cooperation

4 Strategies to Encourage Children's Cooperation

Children’s lack of cooperation is almost not surprising if we come to actually think about the way we communicate with children. Here you’ll find strategies to encourage children’s cooperation as well as an explanation to why current practices don’t work. There are various reasons to fulfilling the needs of others, stemming from two opposite motivations: […]

How to Talk to Kids so They Would Listen?

How to Talk to Kids so They Would Listen

If you had enough of the yelling and the fighting, and you want to know how to talk to kids so they would listen, this article is for you. Communication is the subtle dance at the heart of every relationship. It can resemble a heavy metal club or a ballroom waltz, the choice is yours. […]

How to Deal with Children’s Annoying Behaviors

How to Deal with Children's Annoying Behaviors - Positively

The real challenge to positive parenting are our own thoughts that are accustomed to everything but positive thinking, especially when faced with annoying behaviors. Here’s how we can shift our thoughts and become the positive parents we want to be. A wonderful mother who I met lately through my parent coaching program inspired me to […]

How to Influence Your Child’s Behavior

How to Influence your child's behavior

It’s no secret that parental influence on children’s behavior is huge; after all, their discipline, education, and overall development is on our shoulders, right? But is it really influence we’re after, or merely change? Here’s a list of strategies to relinquish, and one powerful strategy to embrace. Every child comes to this world with his […]

One Magic Sentence to Get Your Child to Cooperate – EVERY TIME

Trying to get our little ones to cooperate is one of the biggest parenting struggles. Everything would have been so great if they just followed through with our wishes, right? The good news is that learning to request in a way that meets our children’s needs is the best outset and it’s right here in […]

How to Correct Your Child’s Behavior with LOVE

Correcting Your Child Through Connection 10 Tips

We often correct our children’s behavior by making them feel bad (shaming, punishments, time outs) – this doesn’t work in the long run. Here’s what does work. Until our little ones are approximately 1 year old, 100% of our communication with them meets our mutual needs for connection, because, let’s be honest – there isn’t […]