Child Behavior Problems

Parenting Teens: 5 Ineffective Things to Avoid Doing

By Megan Devine, LCPC

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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

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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 »

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

By James Lehman, MSW

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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 »

Kids and Lying: Does Your Child Twist the Truth?

By Janet Lehman, MSW

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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 »

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