1-2-3 Magic: Parenting Tips

Child Discipline in Public

Imagine that you’re doing your weekly grocery run. You have your 3-year-old with you and they’re doing well, sitting in the cart and playing with the toy you thought to bring for them. (Well done!)

Then you turn down the juice aisle. You just need a half-gallon of apple juice, but as soon as they see the shiny silver of the Capri Sun pouches...

September 24, 2020

Too Much On Your Plate?

Yeah.
 
Me too. And this year seems to have piled it on.
 
Today we're talking with Dr. Phelan about what affect all that stress and busyness has on us, how the pandemic is impacting our level of "busy", and more...
September 18, 2020

Get your kids to behave (without yelling or arguing)

“How do I get my kid to stop doing that?!”

Kids will be kids. They are curious, learning, and creating their own sense of identity. And along the way they’re likely to try to push your buttons along with the boundaries that have been set for them. Fortunately, there’s a way to get kids to stop obnoxious behavior without yelling, arguing, or negotiation.

September 11, 2020

How do I get my kids to do the things I want them to do? (Encouraging Positive Behavior)

When the coronavirus pandemic first began impacting the U.S., we talked with Dr. Phelan about topics that were very stressful for parents: 

  • Managing scary information
  • Checking in with your kids on how they feel about coronavirus
  • How you as a parent can take care of your own mental and physical health

The situation has evolved since then, so we wanted to talk about some of these things again in a new light.

September 4, 2020

Want to Stop Yelling at Your Kids?

When the coronavirus pandemic first began impacting the U.S., we talked with Dr. Phelan about topics that were very stressful for parents: 

  • Managing scary information
  • Checking in with your kids on how they feel about coronavirus
  • How you as a parent can take care of your own mental and physical health

The situation has evolved since then, so we wanted to talk about some of these things again in a new light.

August 28, 2020
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