End ‘False Hope’ & Build Improved Habits Every New Year offers us a chance to take stock of our home and our efforts at building good habits in our children. In particular, it’s good to carefully determine if ‘false hope’
In the past two posts, I discussed the initial three steps of my simple system for bringing responsibility and ease to your home. When doing so, your life, as well as your children’s lives, become filled with a rhythm and
I am often asked for the ‘bottom line’ approach to bring things under control and get on track for a better life at home. The answer is in the action steps, and, as is often true, ‘much easier said than
“But Dr. Cale…You Left Me Hanging…” In response to this reader’s comment above, I can only say, “Yes, I did.” Last week, when we discussed the critical role of nurturing responsibility by building responsibility, I focused primarily on common parenting
We all want children with a strong and confident sense of self. When challenges arise, we want them to feel certain that they can handle them and get through them. Yet, much of what is encouraged undermines this desired result.
Many of you have negotiators in your home. It’s a constant struggle. And it’s exhausting. Others have kids who argue with you constantly, and again, it’s an exhausting struggle. Some of you have complainers, and it frustrates you. But there
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