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Does Your Child Say This? “You don’t love me.”

Does Your Child Say This? "You don't love me." Does your child use guilt to manipulate you? In this month’s issue, James Lehman, creator of The Total Transformation Program for parents, shows you how to deflect the guilt by using an effective response that puts the emphasis where it should be: on your child and the... Read more »

Does Your Child Say This? “I want it now.”

Does Your Child Say This? "I want it now." Do you dread the threat of a temper tantrum, and feel like you give in to your child’s demands in order to avoid an outburst? In this month’s issue, James Lehman, creator of The Total Transformation Program for parents, shows you how to defuse a tantrum by... Read more »

Does Your Child Say This? “I’ll do it later.”

Does Your Child Say This? "I'll do it later." When kids act out, they aren’t always confrontational. One way children get around the rules of the household is to procrastinate and put parents off until they eventually stop asking kids to help out. While many parents rationalize, “It’s easier if I just do it myself,” what... Read more »

Does Your Child Say This? “I Hate You!”

Does Your Child Say This? "I hate you." Of all the weapons in your child’s arsenal, the words “I hate you” can have the power to reduce any parent to tears or anger. Children know that saying this can paralyze a parent during a fight, which is why they use this tactic to get what they... Read more »