Giving Effective Praise can be especially helpful during a tantrum as it allows parents to focus on the positive and deescalate the situation.
Dealing with outbursts or tantrums can be exhausting. The behavior skill of Correcting Behaviors helps parents respond in a way that prevents escalation.
ADHD Parenting Coach Siope Kinikini talks with Dr. Gray and Dr. Crohan about getting the right diagnosis and how behavior skills can help kids with ADHD.
ADHD Parenting Coach Siope Kinikini is asked frequently how to prevent temper tantrums. Learn how by using behavior skills from Smarter Parenting.
Understanding how we are communicating nonverbally goes a long way in increasing our relationship with our children. Learn how to improve your skills here.
Rewiring the brain through Role-playing may seem like fiction, but kids can learn new things if a parent is consistent and deliberate using Role-playing.
When you are overwhelmed and exhausted with parenting, you want solutions. The behavior skills on Smarter Parenting is the solution. Learn more here today.
When we’re overwhelmed & unsure what to do, it is helpful to have someone give us things to do to address problems & find solutions for our family.
One of the challenges for parents is following through with consequences. Hear from Jonathan Mendoza on Following Instructions & consequences.
Lasting change in behavior doesn’t just happen. Change requires consistency. Remember that small, daily improvements lead to long-term success.
If you’re a parent dealing with ADHD defiance it can be overwhelming and isolating as you feel you are constantly dealing with anger management issues. Defiance is open resistance to rules and instructions. ADHD defiance can be especially difficult as some symptoms of ADHD reinforce defiant behavior. ADHD symptoms that exacerbate defiance include high energy, impulsiveness, forgetfulness, and disorganization. Even with an ADHD diagnosis, it’s essential to remember why children act out. […]
The parenting advice you really need: 5 things to teach your kids
The world is full of parenting advice: potty training tips, how to be a happier mom, life hacks that will rock your world, 572 ways you are ruining your child’s life…and so much more.
Many of these ideas are good, but in the age of information overload, sometimes it just becomes too much. Parents read one “good” idea after another and become overwhelmed trying to implement all of them. […]
Teaching kids self-government to improve family life
Teaching kids in a way where they learn to make positive decisions on their own will greatly improve family life at home. After the initial work of teaching your child, you will correct less, your child will follow rules more often, and it will increase a child’s confidence to act appropriately on their own. […]