Category Archives: Parenting

Parenting Techniques That Work

You don’t have the power to make your child do something or stop doing something. You DO have the power to set up limits, choices and incentives to make it easier for them to make choices that are respectful and cooperative. Stay Calm: You might have a screaming baby, a tantruming two year old, an […]

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Finding Your Kryptonite… What Emotions do you Avoid?

One of my theories about people is that we spend a lot of time trying to avoid certain, specific, core, ouchy emotions   (based on Steven Stosny’s ideas about ‘core hurts’) What is a core hurt?  Sometimes we’ve spent so much time (usually when we were young) feeling unimportant, or powerless, or unloved, abandoned, rejected, worthless… that it’s like a huge […]

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