Power Struggles

Video: What To Do When Kids Play Favorites

Video: What To Do When Kids Play Favorites

This week on King 5 News, I shared tips on how to move through those stages when children show a preference from one parent over another. 

For more tips on this topic, check out the blog post Daddy Do It! What To Do When Kids Play Favorites.

A Parenting Recipe For Raising Healthy Eaters

A Parenting Recipe For Raising Healthy Eaters

“What’s for dinner?” “Ugh, I hate green beans!” “Can I have dessert yet?” “I’m not hungry (but I will be as soon as you clear the table)”…the list of mealtime complaints can go on and on. Not to mention the mayhem that may ensue before your little one can even talk. Not many parents can forget the frustration of thrown food, the mess of the yogurt in the hair, or the game of “watch mommy pick up my bagel over and over again.”

Long-Term Parenting: Broaden Your Horizon

Long-Term Parenting: Broaden Your Horizon

Facing the challenges of daily life, we often get stuck in whatever our current parenting struggle is. It can be quite overwhelming to face some of the wacky behaviors our little cuties present us with. We think to ourselves that if we don't handle this issue perfectly and right away, we are going to screw our kids up, we are failures as parents, their behavior is our fault, they are going to have a meltdown, and so am I!