Child Behavior Problems

Do you have an ODD child or teen who constantly argues and fights your authority, refusing to follow the rules of your home? When the number for his school shows up on your caller identification, do you cringe in fear of what trouble he’s in now? When you have an oppositional, defiant child, it’s painful to read the seemingly endless Facebook statuses of proud parents beaming about how wonderful their child is. … Read More

Coaching Blog

It’s late. No matter how hard you try, sleep won’t come. Each time you close your eyes, your mind wanders… He’s disorganized and unmotivated…how will he keep a job? He treats me like dirt…how could he possibly handle a relationship, or start a family? …and the list goes on. When battling behavior problems, it&rsquos easy to think a child&rsquos bad choices will lead to the worst possible outcome. This pattern of thinking can form a … Read More

Coaching Blog

Life is busy, isn’t it? We often get caught up in what needs to get done and focus our attention on what isn’t working, or what needs to change. This can get exhausting! By giving yourself a break and finding the positive in power struggles, you can take some of the weight off your shoulders. At the root of most power struggles is a child figuring out how to advocate for himself. While it’s not easy to live with, it’s normal for kids to challenge your authority — it’s part of … Read More

Child Behavior Problems

How do you nip escalating fights over power in the bud? In part two of our series, James shows you three powerful techniques for defusing defiant power struggles. How do you know if you’re entering into a power struggle with your child? How do you know if you’re entering into a power struggle with your child? Any time you’re asking your child to do something and he’s refusing to comply—when … Read More

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Child Behavior Problems

If you’ve heard yourself saying things like, “What’s the matter with you? Why are doing this to me?” or “You’re making me crazy,” you’re probably taking your child’s behavior personally. And when you fall into that trap, you begin to assume the worst of your child. In other words, you start to believe he has malicious intentions when he disobeys you, even when he doesn’t. … Read More

Child Behavior Problems

Are you trapped in a nightly homework struggle with your child? The list of excuses can seem endless: “I don’t have any homework today.” “My teacher never looks at my homework anyway.” “That assignment was optional.” “I did it at school.” If only your child could be that creative with their actual homework, getting good grades would be no problem! Read More

Parenting Styles and Roles

Have you ever noticed that when things aren’t going right, particularly with your kids, your knee-jerk reaction is to do more of something—not less? If they are not listening to you, you most likely raise your voice, rather than lower it. If they are struggling with something difficult, you jump in with …Read More

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