Entries Categorized as 'The Mentorship Approach With Kids & Teens'

How To Talk So Kids Will Listen: No More Boxes & Ruts

Date June 30, 2008

The Mentorship Approach With Kids & Teens The sixth chapter of How To Talk So Kids Will Listen is the final chapter introducing a category of skills and is the final unit in the training series. It’s titled “Freeing Children From Playing Roles.” I like to think of it as freeing children from limiting their […]

How To Talk So Kids Will Listen: Effective Praise

Date May 19, 2008

The Mentorship Approach With Kids & Teens “You are wonderful!” “That’s the most amazing project I’ve ever seen!” “You’re the best assistant division manager in the whole company!” Are you buying that?

How To Talk So Kids Will Listen: The Long View of Childhood

Date April 21, 2008

The Mentorship Approach With Kids & Teens All the skills, techniques, and perspectives provided by Faber and Mazlish give parents better relationships with their children. Many provide short-term results, and all of them are designed for long-term improvements in cooperation and communication. But one set of skills is specifically aimed at helping parents accomplish one […]

How To Talk So Kids Will Listen: They’re Not Obeying; What Now?

Date March 26, 2008

The Mentorship Approach With Kids & Teens You gave the first idea from How To Talk a try. You focused carefully on acknowledging your child’s feelings. You learned more about your child’s world, maybe you defused a couple of situations that were headed for tantrums or arguments, and you deepened your connection with your child. […]

How To Talk So Kids Will Listen: The Second Tip Is Abracadabra

Date February 29, 2008

The Mentorship Approach With Kids & Teens How do we get our kids to do what they’re supposed to do? Most of us grew up with basic chores, homework, and house rules. It all seems perfectly logical to us as adults. But our kids don’t seem to agree! When simple directions don’t work, some parents […]

How To Talk So Kids Will Listen: A Rave Review and The First Tip

Date January 29, 2008

The Mentorship Approach With Kids & Teens My understanding of children and their psychological development was electrified when I studied play therapy under Dr. Garry Landreth, a world-renowned expert. In addition to giving us his own powerful insight, he introduced our class to great developmental psychologists and child therapists. Among the best of the best […]

Rabbi Shmuley Asks: Who Do You Want To Be?

Date December 25, 2007

The Mentorship Approach With Kids & Teens Rabbi Shmuley Boteach is the star of the television show Shalom in the Home. He visits families and helps them solve ongoing conflicts and learn to enjoy each other more. His approach to family relationships, and to parenting in particular, is based on instilling values and developing character, […]

A Season of Giving

Date November 23, 2007

The Mentorship Approach With Kids & Teens Hanukah, Christmas, and Kwanzaa are coming. Are your kids making lists of things they want? It’s a season of giving, and they know there’s no giving without receiving! Aren’t they helpful? If you want to help your children see life more from the giver’s side, here are some […]

Our Children Are Following—Where Are We Leading?

Date October 29, 2007

The Mentorship Approach With Kids & Teens Adapted from an article written for the Highland Meadow Montessori Academy Newsletter I work as a volunteer child advocate with CASA of Tarrant County and have a fantastic supervisor named Charlotte Smith. Last month she received a community service award from the Tarrant County Black Bar Association. I […]