Calm Parenting

Do your kids stress you out? Do you find yourself becoming anxious when you think about their behavior, and how it might impact their future? Do your children know how to “push your buttons” and draw you into an argument? If so, you're not alone! While parenting has its rewards and joys, it can also be exhausting, frustrating and challenging. Many parents wish they could have a peaceful home with less conflict and more understanding. What's the most effective way to learn how to be a calm parent? Believe it or not, it starts with focusing more on yourself and less on your kids. You have the most control over yourself and your response to a given situation. Learn positive parenting tips and calm parenting techniques with these popular articles: Calm Parenting: How to Get Control When Your Child is Making You Angry Worried Sick About Your Child's Future? How to Stop the Anxiety Losing Your Temper with Your Child? 8 Steps to Help You Stay in Control

4 Steps to More Patience as a Parent

By Denise Rowden, Parent Coach

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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 kids. But what exactly is patience? For many people, including... Read more »

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ADHD in Girls: Why It’s Going Undiagnosed and Untreated

By Dr. Robert Myers, PhD

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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 ADHD now—even if... Read more »

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Struggling Child? 3 Things He Needs from You Now

By Debbie Pincus, MS LMHC

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If your child is struggling—socially, academically or behaviorally—he is probably getting a lot of your attention right now. So much attention, in fact, that you may feel like you have nothing left for yourself at the end of the day. Working, taking your child to tutoring or counseling, running back to school to pick up... Read more »

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