April 9, 2018

The Two Questions to Solve ANY Behaviour Issue

Want to watch the video version of this post? You can do that by following this link. I wanted to talk about something that’s been weighing heavy on me for a little

August 19, 2017

Why I Advocate Against Time Outs

Want to watch the video version of this post? You can do that right here! But you need to be a member of the Parenting Posse, or that link will just lead you to dead air.

June 18, 2017

When Your Poker Face Sucks- Getting Caught off Guard

Recently, there was a question in the Posse about what to do when your child catches you off guard with new and confusing behaviour and you react poorly before you really

May 30, 2017

Hitting, Biting, Kicking: Dealing with Aggression

It’s possibly the worst feeling as a parent: when you realise your kid is actively displaying aggression towards others. Why are they doing this? Where did they learn

April 16, 2017

Planned Ignoring: Dealing with Attention Seeking Behaviour

Sometimes the best way to get someone’s attention is to stop giving them yours. Have you ever heard that saying before? It often seems ridiculous to parents when I

March 1, 2017

Extinction Bursts: Why What You’re Doing “Isn’t Working.”

If you’re a part of my Facebook group (or even if you aren’t) you’ve probably heard me refer to the term “extinction bursts”. Usually at the

February 27, 2017

Using Declarative Statements with Toddlers and Preschoolers

How often do you find yourself saying things like “Stop that.” “Put that down.” “Come here.” “Sit still.” ?  I feel like

February 25, 2017

An Introduction To Natural and Logical Consequences

Natural and Logical Consequences are a method child guidance (often called a discipline method) that has certain advantages over other methods- such a timeouts: They’re