Labels Hurt

One Thing You Should Never Say to Your Child Sticks and stones may break my bones, but words will never hurt me.” When I was little that rhyme was the big, bad, powerful statement we used to ward off the vicious attacks of other kids. That rhyme gave us power...

Yelling Eliminates Listening

I hear parents yelling at their kids everywhere I go. I’ll bet you do too. I also hear children yelling back at their parents. It’s a pretty common problem. I know that parents are embarrassed when they realize that someone has heard their child yelling at them. I...