Balancing Discipline

Question       This past year has brought massive disruptions in our lives.  With both of us working full-time jobs it’s limited our time with our kids.  When we do have […]

Consistency in Discipline

Question My husband and I haven’t done the greatest job in being consistent in how we discipline our 4-year-old son. Now that we have another child (22 months old), I […]

Dealing with Temper Tantrums

Question Our youngest daughter is strong-willed and throws temper tantrums whenever she doesn’t get her way.  We’ve talked to other parents but still aren’t sure what to do.  Any suggestions? […]

Dealing with Anger in Your Child

Question I think that our three-year-old daughter is the stereotypical angry child.  When she doesn’t get what she wants at the grocery store she shouts, screams, kicks, holds her breath, […]

Late Discipline

Question My husband and I haven’t done the greatest job in being consistent in how we discipline our 4-year-old son. Now that we have another child (22 months old), I […]

Siblings and Anger

Question We have two young boys who are 19 months apart and they both struggle with anger.  We’re doing a better job at managing our anger but need some help […]

Sarcastic Children

Question Our 9-year-old has picked up a habit of speaking to us and to her younger brother in a sarcastic, disrespectful manner. Her favorite phrase lately is “whatever.” What’s the […]

Allowance and Chores

Question My wife and I have been having a disagreement about how deal with allowances and chores.  She believes that allowances should not be tied to chores and I think […]