30 July 2014
Category:
Create Joy
4

HOW TO ENDEAR YOURSELF TO YOUR GRANDCHILDREN

As a grandparent, I get it… You want your grandchildren to know how much you love them. You want them to enjoy their time with you. And you want to build this relationship right. Today’s Child Whisperer post is just for you! (Parents: If you’re the middle generation between your children and your parents, I have […]


23 July 2014
7

WHAT TO DO AFTER YOU’VE LOST YOUR TEMPER WITH YOUR KIDS

So you’ve lost it again. You said you weren’t going to lose your temper again, but you did. You feel terrible about it and guilty. You know that your children deserve a parent who doesn’t lose their cool, but sometimes, you’ve just had it. So what do you do now? Find the temper trigger You […]


16 July 2014
7

HOW WE’RE DEEPLY WOUNDING OUR GIRLS (AND HOW TO STOP)

It happens all the time, sometimes in 3 words or fewer. Our girls hear the kind of insult that makes them feel like less. Here’s how it works… Imagine your name is Kristy. At the school, other kids tease each other like this: “Stop being such a Kristy.” “Ha, ha! You did that just like a […]


9 July 2014
Category:
Create Joy
2

VISITING RELATIVES 101: HOW TO MAKE IT EASY ON YOUR KIDS

Time to visit relatives? If you’re like me, you might visit (or be visited by) family members you don’t often see. If your children are small, they might not have a strong relationship with these relatives. Depending on your child’s age and awareness, their relatives might even seem a bit like strangers! That’s just fine. […]


2 July 2014
Category:
Resolve Conflict
0

2 TIMES WHEN FREEDOM = A MORE COOPERATIVE CHILD

Want your child to cooperate? Try freedom. Not freedom to do whatever they want, whenever they want. I mean freedom to have a say, to make choices, and to express their true self. Children who receive support and freedom from their parents naturally cooperate better. They cooperate because they feel heard, respected, and valued. They cooperate because they […]


25 June 2014
4

20+ ROLE MODELS TO INSPIRE YOUR CHILD’S NATURAL GIFTS

You want your child to know their own strengths. Sometimes, it’s easier for them to recognize those strengths in other people. When your child admires a role model, you can point out the ways they are already like that person. To support you in teaching your child about your own strengths, here’s a list of […]


18 June 2014
Category:
Resolve Conflict
7

THE HIDDEN MESSAGES IN YOUR CHILD’S TROUBLING BEHAVIOR

Do you ever wonder why? Why do my children do that? It’s so troubling to watch them choose things that make them unhappy. You know they’d just be happier if you could help them choose something else. But they don’t listen or understand. What do you do? Whether you’re worried about behavioral issues or your child’s choice of friends or activities, […]


11 June 2014
Category:
Education & School
0

5 EDUCATIONAL SUMMER ACTIVITIES (SO FUN, THEY WON’T KNOW THEY’RE LEARNING)

Summer time can be learning time—with just a little extra thought! Here are some educational activities to get you started. Pay attention to your own intuition as you read because these possibilities may spark even more ideas in you! (Child Whisperer Tips: Parenting is easier when you know which Type of energy your child expresses. If you’ve […]


4 June 2014
Category:
Parenthood
1

DIFFERENT PARENTING STYLES? HOW TO END THE CONFLICT NOW

When it comes to parenting, you just don’t see eye to eye. You want to. But certain parts of your parenting styles just don’t match up. Does it cause friction between you? Do you worry that the differences will send your child mixed messages? I’ve got some great support to help you resolve those differences […]


28 May 2014
4

26 VIDEOS TO DISCOVER YOUR CHILD’S ENERGY TYPE

If you spend any time with children, you know… Every child is different. Some are bouncy or active. Others are quieter or more methodical. What works to parent one doesn’t always work for another. Fortunately, figuring out what works doesn’t have to be a guessing game. I’m excited to share some in-depth resources that will […]


21 May 2014
5

HOW TO HELP YOUR CHILD COPE WITH DISAPPOINTMENT

The canceled plans, the broken toy, things that don’t work out… As a parent, it can be a challenge to watch your child go through a disappointing experience. You might want to protect them from whatever’s gone wrong—or you might want them to move them through their sadness a little quicker. Consider the possibility that disappointment is an […]