Posts Tagged "flexibility"

8 tips for parents outsourcing responsibilities

Hiring out services that are traditionally assumed by parents is the latest trend happening in today’s modern families. Whether it’s the Uber car that drives your child to their soccer practice for urbanites or the nanny who attends the weekly physical therapy appointment for suburbanites, more and more outsiders are taking the place of parents and being hired to fill in the gaps where parents can’t.

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10 ways to help children develop resilience

 

 

Parents often ask me, “How can I help my child to become more resilient?” Given that life is full of obstacles and challenges, teaching children to be resilient is important. Emotional resilience is the ability to bounce back after an unexpected setback. 

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FAST parenting: the value of flexibility

scarlett-backbendI have developed a FAST parenting model to help parents be more effective problem solvers in real time. The FAST model emphasizes four essential parenting components: flexibility, authority, structure and transition. FAST teaches parents how to incorporate real time, effective parenting into the fast-paced lifestyle of today.

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