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Toddler Tantrums At The Most Inconvenient Times!

  “But, what do you do when they are screaming, and it's time to walk out the door?” a father asked me at a recent conference. “My strong willed three year old son is very difficult at those times.”  ... more

Interiew With Nicholeen Peck: Strict Parenting

BJ Stober, family therapist and hostess of Family Voice Talk Radio, interviewed Nicholeen Peck on April 19, 2012 about strict parenting.  This is a link to the audio/video version of the show.    Nicholeen d... more

Accepting No After Disagreeing Appropriately

"I've been using the 4 basic skills with my children, ages 7 and 4. It has been such a help. Thank you, Nicholeen! But I'm not sure what to do to help my 4 yo understand the concept of disagree appropriately... more

Parenting Three Year Olds: They Really Understand

Many people ask me when they should start teaching their children self government skills.  It is never too early to start talking in a deliberate, describing way or to teach the word "okay."  Even the words... more

Brave Parenting: Being Too Soft

Can parents actually be too soft?  Isn't love and affection always the answer?  If a parent isn't being soft aren't they being angry? ... more

“Mom is on the phone” ~Discipline Problem

  “I do struggle and maybe you could give me some advice.  I spend quite a bit of time with my kids in the morning going over little activities like school workbooks and story time and exercising togethe... more