About 75 years ago, ten year old Tommy Monson had a Sunday School teacher only six years older than he was named Phyllis Bowden. Even though Phyllis was young, she knew the fundamentals of being a teacher to... more
Many parents wonder what to do about problems at school. Sometimes the best behavior therapy for classroom behaviors happens at home. The video interview below discusses what parents can do about school re... more
If you loved Londyn LaRae Says Okay, you will be excited to know that the second book in the Teaching Self-Government children's series is almost here. It is in production right now and be available for pre-s... more
One Sunday our family attended a rare, two hour long church meeting. My children are very used to sitting quietly through one hour church meetings, but sometimes they struggle a little bit on a two hour meeting... more
Dealing with tantrums is the part of parenting which most parents dread. They hope their sweet little baby will not ever hit the toddler tantrum phase or the even worse teenage temper tantrum phase. As a young... more
A Mother's Question About Building Self Esteem In Children
“Emma said to me at bedtime that she thinks that she's ugly. I'm not exactly sure where she heard this since I'm always telling her how cute she... more
“Mom, I'm going to go to Zack's to play basketball. Is that okay?” Quinton, age fifteen, announced this morning.
I replied, “Quin, you have things to do here at home today, so I don't think we will h... more
Question: “How do you stop children from back talking?” Answer: Children talking back, or sassing, to their parents seems to be a behavior many children experiment with. At different phases of developm... more
“HI Nicholeen. I have the biggest problem in implementing your method... when you give a consequence but they refuse to do it...???then WHAT?? I can give them all the jobs they "earned" but can't make the... more
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