Child Behavior Problems

Parenting Teens: 5 Ineffective Things to Avoid Doing

By Megan Devine, LCPC

0 Comments

At Empowering Parents, we talk a lot about “effective” versus “ineffective” parenting styles. In fact, James Lehman reminds us that it’s not about whether your parenting style is right or wrong, it’s about whether it’s effective. The good news is that if you aren’t getting the results you want – for example, a less mouthy... Read more »

Girl Fighting and Your Child

By Peggy Moss, JD

0 Comments

I recently gave a talk about bullying to a group of parents in my city. Afterward, a nervous-looking dad approached the front of the room to ask me a question. “My daughter is a good kid,” he said, adding that she was just ten years old. “Her friend made this announcement at school last Friday... Read more »

Offer for FREE Empowering Parents Personal Parenting Plan

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

By James Lehman, MSW

0 Comments

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 »

Advertisement for Empowering Parents Total Transformation Deluxe Subscription
Brother and sister sitting back-to-back defiantly

6 Ways to Stop Sibling Bickering and Rivalry

By Debbie Pincus, MS LMHC

0 Comments

“Mom, he just called me a bad name.” “I did not, you liar!” “He did too, Mom, and he always does; you just never see it!” “Get lost, you brat; you’re such a baby!” “I hate you!” Siblings bicker; it’s what they do. They tease and taunt and fight. It can drive parents crazy and wear us down—and for good... Read more »

Kids and Lying: Does Your Child Twist the Truth?

By Janet Lehman, MSW

0 Comments

You: “You failed your biology test? You said you studied!” Your child: “Well, I forgot my books at school the night before the test. It wasn’t my fault!” You: “Why didn’t you tell me? I’m so tired of your lies.” When your child lies to you, whether she does it by telling a half–truth or conveniently "forgetting" some... Read more »

1 22 23 24 25
Connect with us
Advertisement for Empowering Parents Online Parent Coaching