Eliminating Power Struggles

Teens like to push the boundaries and parents often don’t know what to do except push back.  What if there were an alternative to that power struggle?  Parents will learn more bridge-building strategies that result in greater connection with their kids.

Talking About Tough Topics

Teens are natural risk-takers.  We want our children to be courageous, but we also want to keep them safe.  Ignoring won’t make risks go away but lecturing only makes kids tune us out. In this workshop, parents will learn strategies for communicating with children...

Teaching Teens Persistence

Research is finding that students’ ability to be persistent is the best predictor of their success in life.  In this interactive workshop, parents will learn how to teach children to be persistent when school gets hard, and when life gets hard.

Helping Teens Cope With Stress and Challenges

How does your child react to the tough stuff that life throws at them?  Some kids give up too easily and never give themselves the chance to see what they can really do.  Others take on too much and collapse under the weight of perfectionism and overachievement.  ...

Teaching Parenting the Positive Discipline Way

Teaching Parenting the Positive Discipline Way (developed by Lynn Lott and Jane Nelsen) is a research-based parent education program that provides a step-by-step approach to starting and leading experientially based parenting groups. This program stands alone or...