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Keeping Your Cool

3 Ways To Keep Your Cool When Your Kids Lose Theirs

Dr. Peggy Kruger Tietz | Posted 06.07.2014 | Divorce
Dr. Peggy Kruger Tietz

Children demand a lot of attention which often requires an inordinate amount of patience. So be generous with yourself and accept your human imperfection. Your commitment to work on self-control is what matters, not your temporary mistakes.

How To Set Limits For Kids Without Harshness, Fear Or Shame

Sarah MacLaughlin, LSW | Posted 03.24.2014 | Parents
Sarah MacLaughlin, LSW

Kids need boundaries and limits to feel safe. But setting and enforcing them is tricky, especially if you are trying to avoid coercion, threats and bribes.

7 Things To Do When Your Kid Is Being Defiant

Sarah MacLaughlin, LSW | Posted 03.16.2014 | Parents
Sarah MacLaughlin, LSW

There is something about your child looking you straight in the eye and saying, "No, I won't do that," "I hate you" or "You can't make me" that challenges you to the core. You are so not alone.

6 Questions to Help You Keep Your Cool Instead of Losing Your Temper

Gretchen Rubin | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Gretchen Rubin

When I feel myself losing my temper, if I can muster the mindfulness to be self-reflective, I ask myself these questions.