What happens when you are newly separated or divorced and the kids are with the other coParent for the holidays? Here are some tips.
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Communicating, keeping the peace, and keeping children out of the middle is easier said than done for many coParents. Here are two important rules to follow.
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Its important for children to develop Emotional Intelligence EQ – the ability to have self-awareness, self-regulation, motivation, empathy, and social skills.
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One style of discipline is fear-based control – it is important to avoid it and here is how.
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Beyond the time-outs, bribes, and good job’s, there are other methods that parents use that are just as disheartening. Parents can learn to model good behavior.
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What is permissive parenting? Permissive parenting and authoritarian parenting are both reactionary. Here’s how to connect with your child.
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As coParents, always try to see the best intentions within your child. Unfortunately, adults tend to think the worst when it comes to what children are up to.
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Whenever you ask your child versus using fear as a way to control your child’s response, it encourages her to come up with problem solving.
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What is one important step in communication between a coParent and your toddler?
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Does time-out work? Here is some insight.
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The authoritarian parenting style tends to be manipulative and fear-based in its motives while relying on bribes, rewards and punishments.
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Parents think praise, rewards, and punishments work; yet, what is sometimes overlooked is that it only works for a short period of time.
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As we help our children heal their trauma that may be caused by our divorce or separation, it is imperative for us adults to heal our past trauma, as well.
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When given a safe and supportive environment in which a child’s needs are met physically and emotionally, childhood trauma can be healed with time.
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How to get along with your coParent? Keep the peace.
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