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October 3rd, 2017

Take the P.E.T. Quiz on Problem Ownership and See How You Do!

By: Linda Adams

Take the P.E.T. Quiz on Problem Ownership and See How You Do! The following quiz includes 20 statements that fit […]

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August 30th, 2017

How We Are Crippling Our Children with Discipline

By: Dr. Thomas Gordon

(Originally published in The Journal of Education, 1981.  This booklet has been missing for about 20 years and we just […]

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July 10th, 2017

Confrontive I-Messages in Action

By: Dr. Thomas Gordon

More Free “It seems to me (a mother) that before P.E.T. I had to play certain roles—be a certain way.  […]

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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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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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