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.
Kids act up because they don’t know how to act. Using the skill of Role-play, parents can teach children how to behave.
The skill of Observe and Describe is something you can do now. Learn from ADHD Parenting Coach Siope to engage differently with frustrating behaviors.
Join ADHD Parenting Coach Siope Kinikini as he discusses how to effectively communicate with your child about challenging family issues and world events.
The skill of Observe and Describe is something you can do today. Learn to engage differently when dealing with frustrating situations of child behavior.
In today’s episode, Parenting Coach Siope Kinikini continues the discussion of The ABC’s of Behavior and how it can help you create a happier family life.
Do you know why your kid acts up? Understanding why they do allows you to intervene and address behaviors beforehand. Learn more in today’s podcast.
In today’s podcast, ADHD Parenting Coach Siope Kinikini continues to share with parents the limitations of consequences and what they can do instead.
Role-playing is what makes a skill work, but it can be awkward to Role-play if it’s not something we’re used to doing. Here’s some simple tips to help you get started.
Pretending is great kids’ play, but it can also be used to your benefit as a parent.
Children and teens experience trauma and PTSD. Here’s what you need to know about how PTSD affects children and teens
We need to stop threatening parents that their children will be removed for silly and minor things. It undermines when this really needs to happen.
Effective Communication can reach children that may be hard to reach.
A creative way to play in today’s technology-driven world.
The power of praise
The power of praise is often overlooked. It’s something we know we should do when working with children, and it’s talked about frequently, however, making a conscious effort to praise more than correct is not usually our first response in teaching our children. Smarter Parenting suggests that praise should be given 4 times more than consequences or correction. Through the many years of applying the Teaching-Family Model we have learned that praise is more powerful than the best negative consequence. […]
Our skills work for all children–including those with issue specific diagnosis–but may need a little modification.
Are you an enforcer or a teacher? Learn to use Correcting Behaviors to show your kids how to make good choices.
What message are we sending to our kids when we reward bad behavior? Not a good one!