Practice Parenting Skills
Practice is helpful for learning new skills, especially new parenting techniques. Click on the links below to get started.
A positive parent-child relationship begins early in life. Watch this clip and look for times when the parents could have used better communication with their children.
Creating structure in the home does not have to be hard. Click here for a step-by-step guide to making charts for family routines, rules, rewards, and chores.
Sometimes parents feel like they are talking to a wall when giving their child directions. Take this quiz and test your skills at giving directions. You’ll get some helpful tips about how to improve.
Responding to your child’s behavior problems can be tough at times. Watch this video to see some common problem behaviors and how the parents handled them.
Kids can be creative in figuring out ways to avoid time-out. It’s easy to get frustrated when you’re not sure what to do about it. Take this quiz to help you learn how to handle some common time-out challenges.
Are you interested in using time-out but not sure how to choose or set up a good space for it? This interactive photo will guide you in setting up your time-out space.