Parenting approaches

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From homework to hygiene, curfews, to screen time, through a model of solving problems collaboratively, parents can forgo timeout and sticker charts; stop badgering, berating, threatening, and punishing; allow their kids to feel heard and validated; and have influence.

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Communication is hard. HOren Sofer's method for effective communication is a unique combination of mindfulness with nonviolent communication (NVC).

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This book offers helpful advice to parents whose children have reached the turbulent teenage years. From conflict management to issues of bullying, stealing and smoking, it guides parents as their children alternate between maturity and immaturity and develop their own identity.

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Dr Markham presents simple yet powerful ways to cut through the squabbling and foster a loving, supportive bond between siblings, while giving each child the vital connection that he or she needs.

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Words matter. Find common ground with anyone, anywhere, at any time, both personally and professionally.

Nonviolent communication shows a way of being honest without criticism, insults or put-downs.

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Simple steps to take the daily battles out of parenting. These strategies resolve one of parents' biggest frustrations: getting your children to listen and do what you ask, the first time you ask. 

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This book is a survival manual of communication tools, including a chapter that addresses the special needs of children with sensory processing or autism spectrum disorders.

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Listen introduces parents to five simple, practical skills even the most harried parent can use. These tools will help parents strengthen their connection with their child and help build their child's intelligence, cooperation, and ability to learn as they grow.

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Your child is smart, but does he or she believe it? "Smart" is a power word. Children who believe they’re smart excel more in school and approach life with greater confidence. But children who don’t can struggle to apply themselves. Do you wish your child could see how smart he or she is? An easy read which can help children be confident with their own smarts. 

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An effective, compassionate road map for dealing with such tantrums, tensions, and tears – without causing a scene. Based on recent discoveries about the brain that give us deep insights into the children we care for, what they need, and how to discipline them in ways that foster optimal development.

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Full of practical suggestions, simple strategies and techniques that work, Calmer Easier Happier Boys will help you to transform your relationship with your sons and to raise motivated, cooperative and confident boys.