Anxiety and Children: Parenting your Sensitive and/or Anxious Child

Read this article even if you haven’t dealt with anxiety and children, special needs, disrespectful children, or otherwise challenging-to-raise children! Chance are you automatically have judgments when you see children having a tantrum or acting poorly in public, even if those judgments are sympathetic to the child or the parent.How you react can be part …

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The Power of Great Relationships for Great Parenting

Satyen Raja circles the globe, offering a full spectrum of experiential trainings with his wife Suzanne creating passionate love between couples. Satyen and Suzanne’s multi-cultural backgrounds and extensive study and travel combine to create an irresistible approach to living. Their joint passion is to share this approach, helping others create spectacular lives. Satyen and Suzanne …

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Banish the Bickering!

“I really enjoyed the tips from Sue. They are really down to earth, doable and manageable. Loved that Sue suggested writing the positive experiences during the day. I’ve been doing this personally since May and it has made a huge difference in my life. Great call.” ~ Claudette Chenevert Sue Atkins is a parenting expert, …

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Love is Not Enough, Especially if It Doesn’t Get Through: Learn to Connect with Your Kids

When my daughter is angry, I can have a tough time connecting emotionally with her. I want to, because I believe all the research and experts who say that it will help them mature, as well as become more resilient and effective problem solvers. I’ve read tons of great books on the importance of a …

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Tips on Parenting: How to Stop Yelling and Engage Cooperation

Yelling has been called the new spanking. When I survey the parents I work with, I frequently am asked for help learning not to yell at your kids. Although it represents great progress that we don’t consider hitting our children to be acceptable anymore, many parents feel stuck yelling at their kids, while being aware …

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How to Set Your Family up for a Great Weekend or Summer Day

It is summertime! While this is a glorious time of year, it presents unique challenges for parents. All parents work, whether you are a stay-at-home, work-at-home parent or at the office. Summer, like weekends, presents many opportunities to connect with our kids, and often many conflicts with the work that still needs to be done! …

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Anxiety in Children: Why it is so Important to Help Your Child When They, and the Problem, are Smaller

As part of my series of tips on parenting, I decided to delve deeper into the growing issue of anxiety in children. As the mother of a wonderfully sensitive child, who has challenged me to be that much better a parent because of her sensitivity, the topic is near and dear to my heart. My …

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Sibling Rivalry

One of the biggest triggers for parents, especially when your kids are young, is fighting. When you love both of your kids and they are being mean to each other, it can be very hard not to be reactive. Unfortunately often our reaction is not helpful and causes more tension and fighting. When my kids …

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