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Latest Blog Posts for Empowering Parents

  • Dealing with Chronic Negativity in Kids
    on Feb 19, 2016 in Coaching Blog
    Let’s face it, we all have bad days. And sometimes kids seem to have never-ending bad days! Nothing ever seems good enough or makes them happy. Kids can get stuck in negative patterns, especially during certain stages of development. Here’s how t...
  • Social Media: How Does It Work in Your Family?
    on Feb 19, 2016 in Coaching Blog
    When Empowering Parents Coaches sat down to talk about social media and kids, we found we had many different ideas and opinions. It was a lively conversation! We talked about the right amount of social media use, the language kids use online, accepta...
  • The Gift of Unhappiness
    on Feb 12, 2016 in Coaching Blog
    When I was eight years old, my friend was invited to a neighborhood birthday party and I wasn’t. There was ice cream cake and the promise of a piñata. I was devastated. My parents could have asked the neighbors to invite me. They could have sent m...
  • Coach Advice: Stick to the Facts
    on Feb 12, 2016 in Coaching Blog
    As a coach (and a mother), I remind myself and others to “stick to the facts” when parenting in difficult situations. What do I mean? “Stick to the facts” is shorthand for focusing on your child’s behavior – not the way that b...
  • What Behaviors Can You Ignore?
    on Feb 5, 2016 in Coaching Blog
    When my son was three years old, I carried him to the car every morning with bare feet. In the freezing cold, in the rain, in the snow. Before this started, putting on shoes to leave the house was a screaming battle. One morning I thought, why am I f...
  • Build Your Parenting Team
    on Feb 4, 2016 in Coaching Blog
    Imagine a crowd cheering you on each day as you parent your kids. They encourage you, support you, and maybe take over for a bit when you need a break. As parents, we need all the support we can get. That’s why I talk to parents about “building t...
  • A Tip for Picking an Effective Consequence
    on Jan 27, 2016 in Coaching Blog
    A frequent question we hear from parents is, “What should I choose as a consequence?” Our answer is always to choose a task-specific consequence. These are the consequences that will help your child practice skills and behaviors that need improve...
  • A Tip to Stop Power Struggles
    on Jan 25, 2016 in Coaching Blog
    If there’s a surefire technique in parenting, we think this is it: Leave the room when things get heated. We hear from parents all the time about power struggles with their children. Kids won’t get out of bed. They refuse to do their homework. To...
  • Coach Advice: Explain Yourself Once and Move On
    on Jan 13, 2016 in Coaching Blog
    Here’s a piece of coaching advice I often find myself giving to parents: Explain yourself once to your child and then move on. You can’t solve an argument – or make a child do something – by trying to make them understand and agree with you.
  • Parenting Mistake? Let’s Fix It.
    on Jan 13, 2016 in Coaching Blog
    Can you relate to this? Here’s a typical situation our coaching team hears from parents: “Last night was awful. My son came home two hours after curfew and when I tried to talk to him, he started making excuses and blaming me for making the curfe...
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