Posts by charmsandsmiles

Episode 077:How to Help Your Child Think BEFORE They Act

Listen here or READ the post below. One of the biggest roles that we have as a parent is being aware of our child’s strengths and their weaknesses, then trying minimize the negative effects of the weaknesses and bringing out and channel their strengths. One of the weaknesses that our strong-willed kids has is being…

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Episode 074: Strong-Willed Kids and Addiction Part 2

Listen here or READ the post below. Last week we learned that strong-willed kids are more likely to struggle with addiction than other children. This is a HUGE concern to many parents. If it’s a concern to you, then you don’t want to miss today’s interview with Mike Fitch, CMHC. We talk about ways you…

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Episode 069: Get your children to treat you respectfully

LISTEN TO THE EPISODE OR READ THE POST BELOW One of the misbehaviors many parents can’t stand, is when their children treat them disrespectfully.  It’s completely appropriate that disrespectful behavior irritates parents and it’s not wrong to want it to stop.  The question is HOW DO WE GET OUR KIDS TO TREAT US RESPECTFULLY? Mike…

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Episode 068: How to Get Your Child to Stop Whining

What is it about whining that is so annoying to us as parents?  Is it the high-pitched tones, the sign of ingratitude, the lack of patience?  Whatever it is, we don’t want to hear whining. But is there a way to get our kids to talk to us appropriately and to no longer whine?  That’s…

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