Articles

  • Tips for Handling Worry

    Understand that the function of worry is to help the brain focus on solving issues. When the worry thoughts become pervasive, then it is time to use strategies to reduce their frequency and their impact.

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  • Sharon case study

    Sharon has two children with behavior problems. Her older son, Avi, has ADHD and oppositional defiance disorder, and Avi’s younger brother, Ben, has ADHD.

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  • Eli case study

    Eli, a parent with undiagnosed ADHD, came to me to improve his relationship with his wife and his 1 year old son. His goals were to enjoy being a parent

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  • What is parent coaching

    Are you struggling with a child who talks back, doesn’t listen, and/or is unmotivated?
    Are you tired of explaining the same thing over and over again, yelling and threatening?

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  • 5 Tips for Setting-Up your ADHD Child for Success in the New School Year

    The start of a new school year offers parents of children with ADHD an opportunity to talk about strategies for school success. Here are 5 back to school tips that can help get the new school year off to a great start!

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  • ABC's of Coaching

    Over the past several years, a heightened awareness among parents,
    teachers, and health care professionals has helped improve
    the situation of millions of children in America and here in Israel

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  • Rules of Family and Personal Communication

    The following is a list of negative communication habits
    Check if you or people in your family are using them

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  • Daily Goal Plan

    Use this coaching form to help yourself substitute bad habits with good ones.
    The questions below are divided into 3 categories

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  • What's Your Parenting Style?

    1-2-3 Magic Parenting Newsletter – January 2014
    Promoting the self-discipline and self-esteem of one’s children often requires
    an emotional juggling act by parents. It is not easy to be firm and demanding one minute, then warm and affectionate the next.

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  • Active Listening Builds Your Child's Self‐Esteem

    1-2-3 Magic Parenting Newsletter – November 2013
    Kids can sometimes surprise you with the  comments they make. Before jumping in with advice or discipline, sometimes it’s more important to listen first

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  • Homework Do's and Don'ts - Part II

    1-2-3 Magic Parenting Newsletter – October 2013
    Last month we began our discussion of the “Do’s & Don’ts” that will help end homework hassles that can make school nights miserable for the whole family.
    Here are the final “Do’s” on our list.

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  • Homework Do's and Don'ts - Part I

    1-2-3 Magic Parenting Newsletter – September 2013
    Homework hassles can make school nights miserable for the whole family.
    For some families homework battles can go on for two, three or four hours per night

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  • Your Child's Self-Esteem: Are You Helping or Hurting?

    1-2-3 Magic Parenting Newsletter – March 2013
    What does it take to raise competent, good? natured children who can feel a healthy respect for themselves?
    Research has shown over and over that good parenting involves two basic components.

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