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Category: Parent Child Communication

Punishment -VS- Discipline

Trying to decipher the best method of teaching your child ‘right’ versus ‘wrong’ and ‘desirable’ versus ‘undesirable’ behaviors can be frustrating. Some of the verbiage that you hear and read can also be confusing. Let’s look at what the differences are between reinforcements punishments & discipline, and which may have the most positive and long-term…

The “How was your day” trap that most parents fall into & how to get out of it: Communication tips and guidance for parents.

Author: Danielle Forshee, Psy.D, LCSW It’s about that time- back to school for your kids! It’s also that time when you ask your child regularly, “How was your day”, and they respond with one-worded answers such as, “Fine”, or “Okay”. If this pattern continues on for the entire school year, both you and your child…