1-2-3 Magic: Parenting Tips

The Power of Praise

As a parent it can be really hard to get your kids to do the GOOD things you want them to do. It’s easy to find yourself yelling or nagging about doing homework, finishing dinner, or cleaning up.

You don’t have to stay frustrated. Pull out one of the most powerful resources in your toolkit: the power of praise.

May 6, 2021

Why Kids Tell Lies

Lying drives parents crazy, and figuring out what to do when your child lies is often confusing and difficult.

Today Dr. Phelan is talking about why kids lie, the two kinds of lies kids tell, and what you can do about it.

April 30, 2021

Bedtime and Nighttime Waking

Sleeping children look so sweet and peaceful, but getting kids to sleep can be a big challenge and a nightly battle—unless you have a plan.
 
Today we’re talking about creating a good bedtime routine, and how to deal with common bedtime challenges!
April 23, 2021

ADHD and Family Stress

Parenting is a joyful and stressful job. When you have a child (or children) with ADHD, that can add more layers of stress to your family dynamic.
 
Today we’re talking about how ADHD can impact family stress levels, some things parents can expect, and suggestions for what to do.
April 15, 2021

Challenging Your Mommy ID

What do you think it means to be a good mom? That’s your Mommy ID. It’s all the things that society, media, and the way you grew up are telling you about what it takes to be a good mom.
 
But what if not all of those things were true?
April 8, 2021
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