Flexible parenting techniques

Flexible parenting techniques

Kids don’t need snacks after activities

Marion and Leif had 8-year-old twins, Gus and Lucia, who had a soccer match every Saturday morning. Each week one family was assigned to bring an after-game snack and drinks for ...

usuario Deanna Marie Mason usuario 15 of January, 2021
Flexible parenting techniques

Is your baby not talking? Try reducing screen time

Jennifer and Ryan had a beautiful baby boy, Charlie, who was 18 months old. Charlie was 80th percentile for his weight and height. He was walking and meeting mos...

usuario Deanna Marie Mason usuario 14 of November, 2020
Flexible parenting techniques

Values must be intentionally taught

Joni and Karl had three children ages 7, 9. And 11. They loved their kids and enjoyed spending time with them. However, Joni and Karl both noticed that thei...

usuario Deanna Marie Mason usuario 9 of September, 2020
Flexible parenting techniques

The influence of violent video games on children’s behavior

Johnny and his little sister Lizzy were contently playing with Legos in their living room. After a while, Johnny asked his mom, Nina, if he could play video games for...

usuario Deanna Marie Mason usuario 25 of August, 2020
Flexible parenting techniques

Transgender pronouns

Sara, 17, brought her best friend Jamie, 17, to a family reunion. Sara’s aunt saw Jamie getting a soda and asked Sara, “How is she doing?” Sara repli...

usuario Deanna Marie Mason usuario 26 of June, 2020
Flexible parenting techniques

When a child won’t listen

John was at the park with his 4-year-old daughter, Ann. It was a bright, warm sunny day and they were having fun together. Ann was telling her father how to play the game and he was enjoying let...

usuario Deanna Marie Mason usuario 18 of March, 2020
Flexible parenting techniques

Values to help your child be socially successful

Every family is different and there are no universal norms for how to raise a child. That said, in order for our children to fluidly move between school, the houses of friends, participat...

usuario Deanna Marie Mason usuario 27 of February, 2020
Flexible parenting techniques

A simple technique to praise your child so they feel it

Patty was sitting in the living room reading a magazine when her 10-year-old daughter, Lynn, burst into the room. Patty looked up and noticed ...

usuario Deanna Marie Mason usuario 12 of February, 2020
Flexible parenting techniques

Catch your little ones being good

Bill and Imogen had three small children, ages 5, 3, and 7 months. Both Bill and Imogen worked outside the home and used a daycare to watch their two youngest while their oldest went to school. ...

usuario Deanna Marie Mason usuario 31 of January, 2020
Feel confident and in control

Parental homework has to end

After picking up her twins from school and providing an after-school snack, Jane asked her children to start their homework. She didn’t make it five steps out of their bedroom ...

usuario Deanna Marie Mason usuario 12 of September, 2019
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