47 Things You Should Never Say to Your Kids (or Their Heads Will Explode)

There’s an article by Parents Magazine  that I often see shared on the internet. It’s titled “10 Things You Should Never Say to Your Kids.” But the article is not about obviously harmful phrases like “You’re worthless.” “I hate you.” “I wish you’d never been born.” Instead, they’re cautioning about saying “Great job.” “Practice makes […]

47 Things You Should Never Say to Your Kids (or Their Heads Will Explode)

There’s an article by Parents Magazine  that I often see shared on the internet. It’s titled “10 Things You Should Never Say to Your Kids.” When I see that headline, I think of things like “You’re worthless.” “I hate you.” “I wish you’d never been born.” Those probably should fall in the category of things […]

What if you’re angry at your child?

This is part of a week-long series on Parental Anger. People often tell me that when they get angry at their kids, they feel like bad parents. It’s important for parents to realize: It’s normal and OK for you to sometimes get mad at almost anyone – and especially at people who you spend many […]