Yesterday, your child was a sweet, well-adjusted kid. Today, a moody, disrespectful tween/teen. What happened? We can coach you with practical techniques that will empower you to break the nagging cycle, reduce disrespect and talk effectively about sex, drugs, and alcohol.
Relationships between siblings can be very intense. If you are finding that your kids are fighting more and more often and you're tired of acting as a referee, we can help you put conflict resolution skills back where they belong - with your kids!
Kids are getting buried in homework these days. Is there a way to help them navigate the load without taking it on ourselves? We can help you learn to help your kids manage the mountain of schoolwork, from elementary school all the way through college!
Respect is a two-way street. And sometimes we engage with our kids in ways that escalate tension instead of diffusing it. Give us a call if you feel like you're always fighting with your kids and we’ll show you ways to get back to a respectful relationship.
Successful bedtime routines don’t happen by accident. There are proven ways to get your child to go to sleep, regardless of their temperament. Give us a call and find out how we can help.
Toilet training: A major developmental milestone or a major power struggle? We’ll help you learn to guide your child through the process while keeping respect and body autonomy intact.
How to Hug A Porcupine made the list of The Only 20 Parenting Books Worth Your Time!
The very best parenting books are better than the intentions we bring to them. The good ones are both consoling and challenging, reminding us that to be a parent who is present, and forgiving, and kind, you must first be all of these things to yourself. (Harder than you’d think.) The parenting books listed here are some of the best of the best.
In a revised edition of their 1995 bestseller, parenting expert Ross gives practical, psychology-based communication strategies for successful co-parenting after divorce, including a new chapter on technology applications. Read full review
Click here to read this and more blogs by Julie Ross about successfully negotiating the ins and outs of joint custody.
Is it possible to transform a toxic divorce into a harmonious one? How do you turn the blame and insults into positive productive communication? Listen to the KPCC Public Radio interview as Julie Ross suggests a variety of ways to mitigate the negative effects of infighting on the children of divorced parents.