Category Archives: communication

The Biggest Secret About Parenting You Were Never Told

“The road to success is always under construction.” — Lily Tomlin Thursday, 8:10 a.m. Boulder, CO Here’s the biggest secret you’re seldom told: It is possible to do everything right as a parent and still have bad things happen. That’s … Continue reading

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7 Ways to Grow Emotional Intelligence

“Good habits are the key to all success. Bad habits are the unlocked door to failure.” – Og Mandino Thursday, 7:35 a.m. Boulder, CO Bullying is a serious problem. Many of us probably have been bullied at least once in … Continue reading

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How to be a highly effective parent

“What you are shouts so loudly in my ears I cannot hear what you say.” Ralph Waldo Emerson Monday, 8:17 a.m. Boulder, CO Good morning, Today’s post is about the importance of having your ducks in a row. Would you … Continue reading

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Want to control your teen’s behavior, today?

“Do not let allow negative thoughts to enter your mind for they are the weeds that strangle confidence.” Bruce Lee Friday, 8:15 a.m. Boulder, CO Good morning, Today’s post is about how to start controlling your teen’s behavior, right now. … Continue reading

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You may be destroying your teen’s self-confidence and not even know it.

“The way that parents influence their children most deeply, however, is by example.” Harville Hendrix Thursday, 8:21 a.m. Boulder, CO Good morning, As powerful as your words can be in influencing your teens behavior, how you act carries even more … Continue reading

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How to talk so your teen will listen

“The difference between the right word and almost the right word is the difference between lightning and a lightning bug.” Mark Twain Friday, 7:55 a.m. Boulder, CO Good Morning, Do you know what is really the significant thing about talking … Continue reading

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Do you or your teen have a mistaken identity?

Just as irresponsible kids can become locked into a single pattern of behavior, ineffective parents can become locked into a single parenting role. It doesn’t matter if it is an ineffective or effective parenting role. Whenever our approach is one dimensional we struggle to get the results we want.
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Having trouble with your teen? One-size-fits-all parenting style may be to blame

Although still developing, each child has a unique personality and way of relating to the world. The skillful and effective parent does not use a one-size-fits-all parenting style. He or she adjusts her parenting style to most effectively relate to each child. Continue reading

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Teen Success: It’s A Shell Game?

Every once in a while if you are paying attention you find something cool among all the noise and chatter of our daily lives. Continue reading

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How to Improve Your Teens Behavior in Just 13 Minutes a Day

I propose that if you spend 13 minutes of undivided attention once a day with your teenage child, then much, if not all, of your teen’s behavior problems will disappear. Continue reading

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