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Parenting Videos

Here you’ll find videos of the positive parenting skills. For each topic, there are two types of videos:

  • Feature Video of Real-life Parenting Challenges
    Have you ever been frustrated that your child doesn’t listen or struggled with how to handle specific behaviors?  See how parents like you address every day challenges and find real world solutions. 
  • “How-To” Video of Expert Tips and Ideas
    Do you want to know the steps for time-out or how to set family rules? These videos have specific “how-to’s” for positive parenting. Experts provide tips and ideas that are direct and to-the-point.

Communicating with Your Child

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Feature Video
A father lets stress from work interfere with his play time with his daughter. Watch as he learns how to get his daughter interested in play time again.
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“How-To” Video
Discover ways to listen and talk with your child.
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Giving Directions

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Feature Video
A mother finds that her son does not follow her directions and figures out what is causing the problem. Watch as she learns how to give directions that can be followed.
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“How-To” Video
Learn the steps to giving directions and find out what to do when your child does not listen.
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Using Discipline and Consequences

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Feature Video
It's all fun and games until the sippy cup hits the floor…for the hundredth time. Join a mother as she learns ways to handle her daughter’s misbehavior.
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“How-To” Video
Learn how to use consequences and discipline to improve your child’s behavior.
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Creating Structure and Rules

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Feature Video
A mother decides her son needs structure, but she doesn’t know how to do this for a 2-year-old. Watch as she discovers ways to create simple routines for her family.
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“How-To” Video
See how family routines help with structure and how they can improve your child’s behavior.
View video » (length 3:11)

Using Time-Out

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Feature Video
Time-out never seems to work for one mother, until she finds out that her daughter is getting up during time-out. Watch as the mom learns how to use time-out.
View video » (length 3:56)

“How-To” Video
Learn how time out works and see how to make it successful for your child.
View video » (length 3:31)

Overview of Essentials

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Essentials for Parenting Toddlers and Preschoolers gives you ways to interact positively with your child. Learn how to handle common parenting challenges with positive parenting skills. Click here for a brief overview of the resources.
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