Flexible parenting techniques

Flexible parenting techniques

Transgender pronouns

Sara, 17, brought her best friend Jamie, 17, to a family reunion. Sara’s aunt saw Jamie getting a soda and asked Sara, “How is she doing?” Sara replied, “Oh, Jamie, they’re fine.” S...

usuario Deanna Marie Mason usuario 26 of June, 2020
Flexible parenting techniques

When a child won’t listen

John was at the park with his 4-year-old daughter, Ann. It was a bright, warm sunny day and they were having fun together. Ann was telling her father how to play the game...

usuario Deanna Marie Mason usuario 18 of March, 2020
Flexible parenting techniques

Values to help your child be socially successful

Every family is different and there are no universal norms for how to raise a child. That said, in order for our children to fluidly mov...

usuario Deanna Marie Mason usuario 27 of February, 2020
Flexible parenting techniques

A simple technique to praise your child so they feel it

Patty was sitting in the living room reading a magazine when her 10-year-old daughter, Lynn, burst into the room. Patty looked up and noticed that Lynn had chocol...

usuario Deanna Marie Mason usuario 12 of February, 2020
Flexible parenting techniques

Catch your little ones being good

Bill and Imogen had three small children, ages 5, 3, and 7 months. Both Bill and Imogen worked outside the home and used a daycare to watch their two youngest while their oldest went to scho...

usuario Deanna Marie Mason usuario 31 of January, 2020
Feel confident and in control

Parental homework has to end

After picking up her twins from school and providing an after-school snack, Jane asked her children to start their homework. She didn’t make it five st...

usuario Deanna Marie Mason usuario 12 of September, 2019
Flexible parenting techniques

What parents need to know about bullying

Laura came home from work and found her 13-year-old son, John, lying on the bed with his new GAP sweatshirt crumpled on the floor. She gently as...

usuario Deanna Marie Mason usuario 28 of August, 2019
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The lure of diet soda as a “healthy” alternative for children

Sally wants to make healthy choices for her overweight children so she decides to swap regular sugar sodas for artificially sweetened, zero-calori...

usuario Deanna Marie Mason usuario 14 of August, 2019
Flexible parenting techniques

The connection between teen health and social media

Teens are spending between 7-11 hours per day with different types of media and most adolescents are accessing media content on their personal mobile phones. This creates an extra...

usuario Deanna Marie Mason usuario 6 of June, 2019
Flexible parenting techniques

Sexual harassment causes harm in any form

Nightly news programming gives us insight on the devastating effects of physical sexual harassment in the form of rape, groping, and unwanted touch. However, new research is reveal...

usuario Deanna Marie Mason usuario 25 of April, 2019
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