Friday 5! ? Limits (4 Steps to Success)

Friday 5! ? Limits (4 Steps to Success)

Today on the Friday 5 I’m discussing one of my favorite methods to stick to strong limits in our family lives. The four step process of Proactive Agreements, Empathy, Restate Agreements, & Choices, helps kids feel respected, empowered & at...
Friday 5! ? Can We Be Honest?

Friday 5! ? Can We Be Honest?

Today on the Friday 5 I’m talking honestly about something not everyone wants to talk about…whether or not each of us is relying on fear, force, bribery & rewards in our daily parenting walk? As you ask yourself this question, remember, self-reflection...
Friday 5! ? Say THIS!

Friday 5! ? Say THIS!

Today on the Friday 5 I’m talking all about communication tweaks and how switching up our messages can do wonders in our parenting walk. Do any of you sometimes feel like a broken record in telling your kids 10,000 times a day what you DO or DON’T want...
Friday 5! ? T O N E

Friday 5! ? T O N E

It’s incredible the power that tone has in our lives to make people either want to or not want to cooperate with us. When tone goes south, and we resort to the “lioness roar” or “commander” type of tones, we’ve usually lost our...