How YOUR Communication Skills Affects Your Relationship With Your Child

As parents & educators, we find it hurtful when our feelings are diregarded. Many of us get frusterated or discouraged when the people we care about dont pay attention to us when we’re talking to them. We instill this message into children from a young age by teaching them not to interupt when some one […]

Reducing Challenging Behavior with Positive Discipline

Reducing Challenging Behavior with Positive Discipline  Discipline comes from the latin word “disciplina” which means, teaching, learning and giving instruction.  “Effective discipline means teaching skills that will help children make better decisions and handle themselves well in the future.” Daniel Siegel, M.D. & Tina Bryson Ph. D. Punishment shuts down behavior in the short term […]