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June 8th, 2017

Do Families Need Partnerships?

By: Dr. Thomas Gordon

There are two ways of relating to others.  The traditional way is what Riane Eisler (in her book, The Chalice […]

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parenting problem solving

May 16th, 2017

When Both of Us Own a Problem: The Six Steps of the No-Lose Method

By: Kathleen Kelly Denslow

Author:  Kathleen Kelly Denslow Many of you already know a problem solving method and if you took P.E.T., you learned […]

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April 10th, 2017

Do You Compromise with Children or Use Win-Win – And What’s the Difference?

By: Georgina Watson

The attitude/mindset of both parties is still usually one of Win-Lose; each has concerns about losing and being sure they […]

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March 13th, 2017

How to Hear What Your Child Is Really Saying

By: Georgina Watson

Reading Between the Lines Does your child refuse to even come to you when something is bothering him? Children sometimes […]

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parenting myths advice

February 14th, 2017

Parenting Myths Debunked

By: Georgina Watson

Each parent has a unique and different rectangle for viewing the behavior of another person. Two parents may have very […]

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December 13th, 2016

Looking Back at Some of the Best Parenting Blogs of 2016

By: Georgina Watson

So as we are nearing the end of 2016, we thought we would take a look back at some of […]

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November 15th, 2016

Can I Use Method III with My Very Young Child?

By: Georgina Watson

Even though Method III involves a lot of talking, it often works with young children, even infants. Examples: 1. Scheduled […]

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October 25th, 2016

What Will I Learn in Parent Effectiveness Training?

By: Georgina Watson

So let’s assume you’re looking for some help with your parenting skills.  You’re feeling frustrated and know you need to […]

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October 17th, 2016

How Do the P.E.T Principles and Christianity Align?

By: Mel Kieschnick

I have used, taught and promoted P.E.T. for more than 40 years. Because some people know that I have also […]

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September 28th, 2016

Letting People Know the Real You

By: Georgina Watson

In the P.E.T. program, self-disclosing messages are referred to as I-Messages.* An l-Message is a communication about the self — […]

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