Calm Parenting

Patience. It’s something many of us in the Empowering Parents community wish we had more of. In a recent poll, we asked readers about how you respond when your children act out. An overwhelming number of parents expressed the desire to develop more patience with their …Read More

Adolescent & Teen Behavior

Some parents find it downright liberating when their teenagers become increasingly independent. Others find it unsettling, even threatening. Parents who are used to being in control often discover that allowing their teens to experience the world on their own is terrifying. However, developmentally it is important to slowly hand over control of …Read More

ADHD and ADD

If your daughter is struggling academically, socially and behaviorally, you are undoubtedly worried, frustrated and wondering why all of this is happening. Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder could be the root of the problem. Studies indicate that as many as 75% of girls with ADHD are not diagnosed. Having your daughter assessed for …Read More

Adolescent & Teen Behavior

Just a few years ago, it was, “Can I get you anything while I’m up, Papa?” and “Look what I made for you at school today,” as well as “Let me make you breakfast in bed.” Today my daughter Riley is fifteen, and I consider myself lucky if I can get her …Read More

Stop defiant behavior for good!

With her husband deployed, military mom Bobbi Pack experienced temper tantrums, backtalk and physical abuse from her son Ethan. "You think you failed as a parent." said Bobbi.

The Total Transformation changed everything for the Packs. "We were happier, we were healthier. I felt like I can breathe and get back to what's important."

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Backtalk and Attitude

“You’re not going to the concert and that’s final.” “Sam’s mom lets him go. Why can’t you let me go?” “I don’t care what Sam’s mom does. And anyway, why should that matter? I told you if you didn’t bring your grades up, you couldn’t go.” “That’s not fair! You never …Read More

Outbursts and Temper Tantrums

Even though she was only three years old, Mallory knew exactly how to get attention from her parents. When she wanted a Popsicle before dinner, she’d whine and hang on to her father’s pant leg as he cooked. She’d continue until her dad caved in; of course, by that point, he was …Read More

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