Posts Tagged ‘Bette Freedson’


Parenting Techniques for Teaching Empathy to Children

December 18, 2012

Introduction Wouldn’t it be simple if you could just say to your kids, “Now look you guys, be empathetic!?” The blank looks you would get...

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Teaching Kids Conflict Resolution

July 17, 2012

Introduction Conflict is normal, and kids can be taught how to handle it effectively.  Key ideas to teach kids are that conflict is normal and...

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Strategies to Help Sarcastic Kids

July 9, 2012

Introduction As kids hit latency age and the ‘tween years, when peer pressure builds, they can become sarcastic with friends and/or family,...

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Helping Parents Talk to Their Elementary Age Kids About Friendship

February 22, 2012

Introduction Talking to kids about friendship depends on the ages. With little kids, you can arrange a play date and watch them interact to get a...

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Six Tips for Diffusing Tot Tantrums

June 14, 2011

Introduction Eliminating toddler tantrums altogether is impossible. Managing them reasonably well is possible. Tantrum avoidance begins at home. If...

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Cut Off Worry at the Pass and Nip It in the Bud

April 16, 2010

By Bette J. Freedson, LICSW, LCSW, CGP I have many years experience teaching people how to manage stress and cope effectively. My tips are...

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Early Childhood Development: What I Know Now!

April 16, 2010

By Bette Freedson, LICSW, LCSW, CGP Introduction "If Only I knew then…….." How often do working mothers, or any mothers, say that to...

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Loving Learning at Four and Forever

March 12, 2010

By Bette Freedson, MSW Introduction The best way a parent can encourage their four year old to love learning is to model it! If you love learning...

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Teaching Kids Patience

July 17, 2009

Introduction General Tips for Parents on Teaching Patience to Children Teaching Patience to Little Ones Teaching...

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Self-Talking Your Way To An Empowered Life

July 9, 2009

Take the Lemon Test You Choose How to Talk to Yourself Avoid Thinking Traps to Keep Self-Talk Positive All or Nothing...

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