As parents, we want to teach our children to function without us; know what to do in any situation. You can prepare your kids using the skill of Role-play.
Welcome to episode 100! We are grateful for all of you and look forward to the next 100 episodes! We’re also excited to announce the Smarter Parenting Club!
One of the best ways to create connections with your kids is to Observe and Describe what they are doing. We all want to feel that someone sees us.
In today’s podcast, ADHD Parenting Coach Siope Kinikini tackles the challenges of going back to school this year, whether in-person, online, or a hybrid.
You can feel hopeful for the future. Yes, even in trying times, it is possible to feel that the future has incredible opportunities.
Children seek out situations where they feel confident, competent, and independent. An effective way for parents to help them is using Effective Praise.
Why are video games addictive? They are designed to fill psychological needs in your children. Learn how to help your kids meet their needs in better ways.
How do you communicate with a child who doesn’t want to talk? ADHD Parenting Coach Siope Kinikini shares what parents can do to reduce this tension.
It’s not easy to change how we communicate. The behavior skill of Effective Communication gives parents the steps to communicate to achieve comprehension.
We continue our discussion on creating change through Role-playing in children and adults. We recommend listening to Part 1 first if you haven’t already.
Helping kids stay on task comes in a lot of different forms and for different reasons, which affects what tools you use. Each child is different too in their ability to stay on task. The ability to pay attention depends on their age as well as what focus time has been...
Talking about COVID-19 can make kids feel safe. Use these techniques to help make difficult conversations better.
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. […]