Monthly Archives: December 2010

Holiday Rituals – Old ones? New ones?

Contributed by Jody McVittie, MD, Positive Discipline Lead Trainer Our community is made up of all sorts of different kinds of families from many different cultures and traditions. There are lots of holidays and special events in this season when … Continue reading

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Request, Demand or Routine?

Have you ever heard yourself asking the question, “Do you want to go to bed now?” (meaning, “It is time for bed”) and getting the answer, “No”? Or have you asked, “Will you please set the table?” and gotten no response at all? What went wrong? Continue reading

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Sibling Conflict…Can any Good Come of This?

As you prepare for the winter break and memorable family time; perhaps stuck in your house because of wet, cold weather, running out of activities to keep the kids occupied, counting the days until school starts again…..What will your children be learning from each other? Use the normal conflict of daily life to teach your children important life skills.
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