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What I Learned About Tone of Voice and Parenting

Tone of Voice: A parent’s key to knowing the meaning behind the words.

Last weekend I took a coaching certification class offered at www.yourinfinitelylifeonline.com called Power/Empathy/Tone of Voice Concepts.  This is one of their “Advanced Mastery Classes” for coaching and teaching the courses they offer.  I”m busy working on […]

By |February 12th, 2014|Ages 0-3, Ages 13-18, Ages 4-7, Ages 8-12, Big Kids, Blog, Boys, Consequences, FAPQ, Fighting, Girls, Listening, Positive Parenting|Comments Off on What I Learned About Tone of Voice and Parenting

Preparing Kids for Future Conflicts

There is a way to prepare kids for conflicts and issues he or she may encounter, even before they happen. Teach your children how to stand up for themselves by talking to them and doing role-plays.

By |January 27th, 2012|FAPQ, Fighting, Parenting Support|Comments Off on Preparing Kids for Future Conflicts

How to Lessen Fighting in the Evening

For some families, the "witching hour" comes in the evening when parents and children are tired and irritable from long days at work and school. This often leads to siblings fighting. How can parents curb the fighting that often happens in the evening?

By |January 27th, 2012|FAPQ, Fighting|Comments Off on How to Lessen Fighting in the Evening

When Mom Comes in Late to the Fight

Fights among siblings are inevitable. What can a mom do when her two kids have erupted in a major fight where everyone, including her, needs to calm down?

By |January 27th, 2012|FAPQ, Fighting|Comments Off on When Mom Comes in Late to the Fight

Handling Schoolyard Fights

When watching a fight on the school yard, at what point should a parent intervene? Particularly if the other child’s parent is standing right there watching the whole thing happen, is it okay to step in?

By |January 27th, 2012|FAPQ, Fighting, School|Comments Off on Handling Schoolyard Fights

Handling Your Child’s Bossy Friend

How do you approach it when the bully is another child, not a sibling? Or if your child’s friend is overly “bossy”?

By |January 27th, 2012|FAPQ, Fighting, Girls|Comments Off on Handling Your Child’s Bossy Friend

Toy Envy

Why is that kids don't want a toy until they see another kid playing with it? This often happens with siblings, and this mom wants to know what to do about it.

By |November 3rd, 2011|FAPQ, Fighting|Comments Off on Toy Envy

When Kids Fight in the Car

Kids fighting in the car can really distract the driving parent! How should you handle fights in the car, and how can you get your partner on board with the plan?

By |October 28th, 2011|FAPQ, Fighting, Parenting Support|Comments Off on When Kids Fight in the Car