3 Ways to Improve Child Behavior Through Using Rewards

How many times have you wondered should I reward my child? Or maybe you have even wondered should I even be rewarding my child’s behavior? These are the ongoing questions we parents face. I have come up with a few basics that I use to determine if rewards are appropriate for my child behavior program […]

RAD Kids Love To Lie

When Love Is Not Enough

I want to view each day as an adventure with my RAD kiddo. I don’t want to wake up depressed anymore dreading the day ahead. I want the challenge of helping this child become successful in coping with life in a healthy manner be what motivates me. So why can’t I? Oh, there is another […]

How To Motivate Kids

One of the biggest struggles I have is how to motivate kids – my kids in general, two of them in particular. One of them is just plain lazy, at least that’s how it appears. There is probably more to it than that, but it sure comes across that way. The other one is a […]

Military Schools for Boys

Sometimes boys are so out-of-control that parents feel there is no solution other than to send them to a military school for boys, boot camp, or wilderness program. This isn’t usually out of choice, but because they’re at their wit’s ends, they’ve tried everything else, and they don’t see any other alternative. Residential treatment programs […]

Defiant Teenager – Dealing With The Turn Around

An interesting thing happened on the way to opera last night (just kidding about the opera) – my daughter decided to be defiant. Straight up, in our face “I am going to break your rules”. And when we confronted her, all h-e-double toothpicks broke loose! It was straight out of James Lehman’s Total Transformation chapter on […]