Bully-Proofing Your Child, Made Easy

Listener Christine Carlson said “Izzy Kalman was awesome. I have learned SO MANY powerful tools to help my son circumvent a situation from escalating.” Izzy Kalman is a Nationally Certified School Psychologist who has been working in schools and private practice since 1978. He has developed fun and effective methods that use role playing to …

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Tips on Parenting: Parenting as The Most Amazing (and Demanding) Journey we Could Take!

“The greatest explorer on this earth never takes voyages as long as those of the man who descends to the depth of his heart.” ~ Julien Green I love sharing tips on parenting that inspire you to parent from a more conscious, competent place. Sometimes a great metaphor can help us to transform the challenges …

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Tips on Parenting: Loving your Child and Yourself, Sometimes Means Fighting to Stay in Love with the Other Parent

Many of the best tips on parenting that I know are about our personal growth, and not about our kids at all! I first encountered the idea that parenting is meant to grow ourselves up from an early mentor of mine, Dr. Gordon Neufeld. It was so helpful for me to realize that the ways …

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Tips on Parenting: Powerful Story of Connecting with the Kids in Your Children’s Lives

A hundred years from now it will not matter what my bank account was, the sort of house I lived in, or the kind of car I drove…but the world may be different because I was important in the life of a child. ~ Forest E. Witcraft I want to share a powerful story with …

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Tips on Parenting: One of the Most Critical Things Parents MUST Do to be a Great Parent

My passion is parenting help because my life has been transformed from all the help with parenting I’ve received. Without meaning to, I began parenting way too hard on myself, my kids and my husband. I battled depression, anxiety and rage because of my unrealistic expectations of myself. The harder I was on my own …

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Resolutions that will Make You and Your Family Happier, Healthier and More Successful!

Do not wait to strike till the iron is hot; but make it hot by striking. ~ William Butler Yeats As New Year’s Day approaches, it is natural to think about resolutions and goals for 2010. Yeats’ quote can be a great motivator and a reminder why goals are so important. If we wait until …

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Is Your Parenting Style Out of Style? How to Make Simple But Powerful Improvements That Will Last a Lifetime

“The purpose of parenting is to protect and prepare our children to survive and thrive in the society in which we live.” Michael H. Popkin, Ph.D., founded Active Parenting Publishers in 1983. Soon after, he introduced the first video-based parenting education program, Active Parenting Now. It has helped millions of parents develop cooperation, responsibility and …

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