This is part of a two piece series I did for a Positive Parenting Conference. It is FREE from May 22nd until May 26th. All the speakers are amazing and have really learned a lot about how to help my children become successful, happy, and intelligent adults. It is well worth your time. 10 Simple … Continue reading 10 Simple Tools from Parenting and Psychology Experts that will Make You a Better Parent
One of my latest gigs was to help out Sumitha Bhandarkar, the editor of AFineParent.com summarize some interview she did. These weren't just any interviews. These were interview with experts in the parenting field: Psychologists, Parentologists, Therapists, and Counselors. The talks were about everything from bullying to emotional intelligence to getting cooperation to how the … Continue reading 6 Simple Perspective Shifts that Will Transform Your Parenting
I wrote this shortly after we'd arrived back to the US from Switzerland. Being here I realized how much parenting in the US is driven by fear. Fear of what could happen. Fear of what will happen. So I wrote How to Parent Bravely in a Culture of Fear. I hope it resonates with you, … Continue reading Parenting Bravely
This article appears at A Fine Parent, the online parenting blogazine. ************** You know what they say about too much of a good thing? Yeah, that’s kind of what visiting grandparents is like for us. Every summer and winter holiday we go to the Midwest for a long visit with both sets of grandparents. My … Continue reading How to Make the Most of Visiting Grandparents who Love Spoiling Children
This is an article I wrote that has been published on the site http://www.AFineParent.com. We all have have moments of anxiety. Here is how to help your child, and even yourself, through those anxious moments. How to Help Your Anxious Child Grow Up to Be a Happy Person by Malinda Carlson. (This article is part … Continue reading How to Help Your Anxious Child
This article was just published at AFineParent.com. I am thrilled to be a contributor to this web magazine and share my parenting experiences with all of you. How to Raise a Good Sport by Malinda Carlson. (This article is part of the Positive Parenting FAQ series. Get free article updates here.) Good game, high-5; Good … Continue reading How to Raise a Good Sport – especially when you have a competitive child.
My latest parenting article is out and published at AFineParent! It's called How to Stop Your Kids' Swearing "Experiments" from Becoming Habits. (Caution: This article contains salty words) “Bitch!” The shock I feel when I hear my sweet little child swear never quite goes away. Who said that? I think, still jolted off balance. Where … Continue reading How to Teach Your Child to Curse
This is my latest and probably favorite article I've done for awhile. Kids want to hear so much more than just Good Job from us. They want to know what we really think about what they are doing. Pass it along! How to Offer Positive Encouragement (Sorry, “Good Job!” Doesn’t Cut It) Don’t you just … Continue reading When “Good Job” Just Doesn’t Cut It
I wrote this article for AFineParent.com and it was published this week. I am so, so proud of this piece. It's not just for parents, though! It's for anyone who has ever had a disagreement with their spouse, friend, sibling, or co-worker. The steps here are things I use as an organization development consultant when … Continue reading How to get Back on Track after a Shouting Match
I am published again!!! What a great New Year's surprise to have it go live sooner than I had anticipated! It's called 20 Easy Ways To Have Your Family Eating Healthier In No Time published by AFineParent.com. “Salad is my favorite” said no child ever. (Or most grownups for that matter!) Don’t most of us … Continue reading Published Again!!