Some children are difficult to parent, and the standard parenting strategies don’t work for them. These children need “expert parenting”. One approach to expert parenting is Collaborative Problem Solving. This is Dr. Ross Greene’s website about Collaborative Problem Solving. It has many helpful tips, articles, and videos that can help you implement Collaborative Problem Solving in your own home.
Collaborative Problem Solving was developed by Dr. Ross Green and Dr. Stewart Ablon. This is Stewart Ablon’s website, and it also contains a wealth of tips, videos, and resources to help you manage your child’s challenging behavior, teach them more flexibility and problem solving skills, and improve your relationship.
The Sears family is perhaps America’s most famous family of pediatricians. They cover countless, relevant topics such as pregnancy and childbirth, nutrition, sleep, behavior management, and childhood diseases. They provide useful information and tips to help you raise healthy, happy children.
This is the website for parents created by the American Academy of Pediatrics. It contains a vast amount of information about your child’s health and provides many practical tips as well. This site contains much information about very young children (birth to five) but also contains information about older children and teens as well.
This is a rarity…a site especially for dads! It contains blogs, videos, and strong social networking features delivered in an accessible an often very entertaining fashion. They offer many helpful tips especially for dads, and they even have a video of an interview with ApaCenter’s Dr. Mike Brooks regarding what to do after discipline has taken place: http://www.apacenter.com/the-aftermath-of-discipline-on-dad-labs/.
This is a website that contains a multitude of resources for implementing positive discipline strategies at home and at school. Positive discipline emphasizes a nurturing relationship between the caregiver and the child, and uses non-punitive methods that emphasize the child’s own responsibility and respect for others.