• Logical Consequences Copy

    September 27, 2020

    Discipline means ‘to teach,’ not ‘to punish.’

    Occasionally, parents will need to create a logical consequence when a natural consequence isn’t safe, timely or practical.


  • What’s the Story? Copy

    September 27, 2020

    Who are we but the stories we tell ourselves, about ourselves, and believe? Scott Turow

    We tell ourselves stories all day long. Our stories create our…

  • Back Away From Back Talk Copy

    September 27, 2020

    “What do you do when your kids talk back?” 

    “I listen.” Erik

    Responding with anger when a child back talks models the opposite of the behavior you…

  • Redo Copy

    September 27, 2020

    Let’s try that again.

    Give your teen and yourself an opportunity to start over when an interaction goes wrong.

    1. Use a nonverbal signal (circling your…