Ask the Child Therapist Episode 22: How to Get Kids to Do Homework without a Battle!

Ask the Child Therapist Episode 22: How to Get Kids to Do Homework without a Battle!

It is that time again. Didn’t we just do this twenty-four hours ago? Your heart starts to beat a bit faster as you prepare for the nightly battle that is about to ensue. Getting your kids to do homework is akin to getting your wisdom teeth pulled and frankly – you rather skip both. “I don’t want to do it!” your daughter screams. “That’s not how she taught us! You don’t get it.” complains your son. Since when did getting your kids to do homework become such a ridiculous chore? Don’t let homework battles destroy your family’s peace. Wave the white flag and take a break to watch this.

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PSP 010: Parenting and Sleep Problems | Addressing bedtime fears

PSP 010: Parenting and Sleep Problems | Addressing bedtime fears

One of the biggest parenting issues I see in my therapy practice is sleep problems. Children are often afraid at bedtime. Learn what works and what doesn’t!

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Do You Want to Know How to Get Your Kids to Stop Lying? Don’t Do These 7 Things!

Do You Want to Know How to Get Your Kids to Stop Lying? Don’t Do These 7 Things!

He stares directly into your eyes and says, “I didn’t do it.” Chocolate smeared all over his face.

She said she just brushed her teeth, but you glare at her as you hold up her dry toothbrush. How can your kids lie directly to your face? Are you raising little sociopaths? Are they doomed to be pathological liars? Most likely not. Kids all have varying degrees of honesty. Some are super honest and others are…well, not so honest. But you can help more than you think.

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Ask the Child Therapist Episode 21: What Causes Bullying | And How to Deal.

Ask the Child Therapist Episode 21: What Causes Bullying | And How to Deal.

Kids can be unbelievably cruel. What causes bullying? I will share what bullies reveal in therapy and what they say you should do to make them stop.

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PSP 009: Parenting with Anxiety | How to Keep Your Own Anxiety Out of Your Parenting

PSP 009: Parenting with Anxiety | How to Keep Your Own Anxiety Out of Your Parenting

Do you struggle with your own anxiety? Do you worry you might “give” your child anxiety? Learn some tips to keep your own anxiety out of your parenting! Wouldn’t that be nice?

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5 Things Good Parents Do That Actually Hurts Self-Esteem and Self-Esteem Activities for Kids that Actually Work!

5 Things Good Parents Do That Actually Hurts Self-Esteem and Self-Esteem Activities for Kids that Actually Work!

We all want our kids to be the best version of themselves. Sometimes we want this so badly, we inadvertently create the opposite. Sometimes we need to take a step back and assess our own behavior. Learn what you should do and what you shouldn’t do! Also, explore self esteem activities for kids that actually works!

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Ask the Child Therapist Episode 20: Teaching Feelings to Kids Who Struggle to Express Emotions

Ask the Child Therapist Episode 20:  Teaching Feelings to Kids Who Struggle to Express Emotions

Do your kids shutdown when they’re upset? Teaching feelings and emotional intelligence to kids isn’t always a nice thing to do, for some it is a necessity.

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PSP 008: 5 Unrealistic Expectations People Place on Kids with ADHD

PSP 008: 5 Unrealistic Expectations People Place on Kids with ADHD

In this episode I will discuss 5 unrealistic expectations parents, teachers and well-intentioned friends and family place on kids with ADHD.

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Ask the Child Therapist Episode 19: We Fight Over Parenting! How are We Going to Survive?

Ask the Child Therapist Episode 19: We Fight Over Parenting! How are We Going to Survive?

Do you wonder how to get on the same page, or at least look like you do in front of your kids? Couples need to learn how to disagree over parenting in a more productive fashion. They need to learn how to put away their claws and fight over parenting out of ear shot of their kids. When couples can’t come together on how to parent there is only one person who suffers… the child. Put down your daggers and agree to a temporary peace offering while you watch this video.

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How to Help Kids Survive a Family Move

How to Help Kids Survive a Family Move

Moves happen. Life happens. But family moves don’t have to traumatize your child. Family moves don’t have to be forever ingrained in their memory as the worst childhood experience ever. It all depends on how you approach it.

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Ask the Child Therapist Episode 18: How to Help Kids Survive When Changing Schools!

Ask the Child Therapist Episode 18: How to Help Kids Survive When Changing Schools!

There were three words in my childhood that could make my heart stop. You’re – Changing – Schools! “Not again!” I would plead. I used to think that changing schools was as close to death as one could get. It was an unwelcomed restart in a life that would prefer to be uninterrupted. My parents were as cavalier about moving as they were about taking the trash out. It needed to happen and happen often.

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Ask the Child Therapist Episode 17: Are You Dealing with a Screaming Toddler? A Child Therapist’s Approach to Toddler Tantrums.

Ask the Child Therapist Episode 17: Are You Dealing with a Screaming Toddler? A Child Therapist’s Approach to Toddler Tantrums.

A screaming toddler is not fun, but it is a normal part of development. Here are some child therapist tips on how to deal with toddler tantrums.

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PSP 004: Parenting Kids Who Don’t Talk: A Child Therapist’s Secrets to Get Kids & Teens to Open Up

PSP 004: Parenting Kids Who Don’t Talk: A Child Therapist’s Secrets to Get Kids & Teens to Open Up

In this episode of AT Parenting Survival Podcast we are talking about how to get kids to open up. Kids who don’t talk can be frustrating! If you are parenting a child that won’t open up, try these child therapist trade secrets!

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PSP 002: 5 of The Weirdest Parenting Tips a Child Therapist has to Offer

PSP 002: 5 of The Weirdest Parenting Tips a Child Therapist has to Offer

Tired of discipline that doesn’t work? Tired of behavioral problems? In this episode of PSP, learn 5 of the weirdest, wackiest parenting tips a child therapist has to offer. The best part…they actually work!

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PSP 000: Welcome to AT Parenting Survival Podcast

PSP 000: Welcome to AT Parenting Survival Podcast

AT Parenting Survival Podcast Episode 000. A parenting podcast that helps you survive through the chaos of parenting one day at a time!

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