Monthly Archives: October 2010

Keeping Kids Safe on Hallowe’en

Boo.  The weather is changing, the leaves are turning colour and falling off the trees and your kids are gearing up for Hallowe’en. I’m excited. We live in a complex with lots of kids and I am looking forward to … Continue reading






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Why Should You Care About Parent Skills Training?

Parent Skills Training in the Workplace If you employ adults, it is likely that you have parents in your workforce. Parents who are committed to your goals, who are keen to do the best job possible, who like their jobs, … Continue reading






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Excuse Me — When Kids Interrupt

Hi, “Are you going to be doing a workshop that is open to the public?” “Do you have a new book coming out?” “Will you speak at our convention, professional development event, parent conference?” You have asked and the response … Continue reading






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The Ins and Outs of Allowances.

Hi, Money makes the world go ‘round. Money is the source of all evil. Money is a primary source of arguments in marriages. Yes, money matters and we need to teach our kids how to handle their nickels, dimes, loonies … Continue reading






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How to Handle Temper Tantrums

Hi, We all hope that we can avoid dealing with a child throwing a tantrum. Well, maybe you can but most parents have stories about the day their little darling had a meltdown at the mall, at Grandma’s house or … Continue reading






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How To Get Kids To Pick Up Their Toys

I need to do some serious re-organization in my kitchen. I need to decide where to put the stuff that I simply unpacked when I moved in nearly a year ago. It’s time, don’t you think?  That led me to … Continue reading






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