P.E.T. Blog – “The P.E.T. Connection”

This blog, written for those who took a P.E.T. Class, so you will see content and terminology that may not be familiar to you. If you’d like to sign up for a class, online book club or become a Certified P.E.T. Instructor, please click on linked text or you can contact us:  family@gordontraining.com or 800.628.1197

How Not to Lose Your Cool This Summer – July, 2024
Don’t Use That Active Listening Stuff on Me – June, 2024
What Do We Mean by Three Kinds Of Time? – May, 2024
Is There a Stranger Living With You? – April, 2024
How Clear ARE You with Your Kids? – March, 2024
What Is Your Love Language? – February, 2024
You Are Not a “Bad” Parent Because You Use Roadblocks – January, 2024
Do You Like Yourself As a Parent? – December, 2023
How to Avoid Sibling Mutant Mayhem with P.E.T. – November 2023
Bring More Peace to Your Parenting with These 15 Principles – October 2023
No Blog Posted – September 2023
Helpful Back-to-School Tips for Parents – August 2023
Kids Don’t Need to Be Punished – July 2023
Help For Parents When Your Kids Cross the Line – June 2023
How to Deal with Screen Time and Your Kids – May 2023
How is the View from Your Window? – April 2023
All You Need is Love…and PET – Feb 2023
No Blog Posted – Jan 2023
It began in Pasadena, California (60th Anniversary Video) – Dec 2022
How Can Parents Get Their Kids to Talk to Them? – Nov 2022
Don’t Children Want Authority and Limits? – Oct 2022
What Happens When Method III Doesn’t Work? – Sept 2022
You Should Praise Your Kids, Right? – Aug 2022
What Are Your True Needs As a Parent? – Jul 2022
The Reason for a Child’s Behavior Is Always a Positive! – Jun 2022
Essential Tips for Parents On How to Listen Effectively – May 2022
No Blog Posted – Apr 2022
Why Choose Parent Effectiveness Training? – Mar 2022
Parents of Olympians Have Two Traits in Common – Feb 2022
How Self-Esteem in Children is Formed – Jan 2022
A Helpful Guide to Relationships – Dec 2021
Parents Are Persons, Not Gods – Nov 2021
How Is Your Relationship Bank Balance? – Oct 2021
Why Active Listening is Good for Your Brain – Sept 2021
Do Your Kids Really Know You?” – Aug 2021
No Blog Posted – Jul 2021
What are Values and How Do They Impact Your Family Life – Jun 2021
Listening in the Time of a Pandemic – May 2021
Let’s Talk About Boundaries – Apr 2021
Do You Like Yourself as a Parent? – Mar 2021
How to Talk More With Your Kids – Feb 2021
What Precisely Is the P.E.T. Method of Parenting? – Jan 2021
Love to Listen, But I CAN’T EVEN: What to Do in Case of Emotional Flooding – Dec 2020
Is That Really Your Need? – Nov 2020
Tales from a P.E.T. Kid…Who became a P.E.T. Instructor… – Oct 2020
Who’s Helping the Parents? – Sep 2020
Using Active Listening When Your Child is Upset – Aug 2020
Tips on How to Handle Values Collisions in the Age of COVID-19 – Jul 2020
Why Don’t More Dads Come to Parent Effectiveness Training Classes? – Jun 2020
Is Your Primary Relationship With Your Spouse? – May 2020
Listening to Your Kids in Times of Stress – Apr 2020
Using Better Communication Skills in Times of Crisis – Mar 2020
Here’s to Thomas O’Gordon’s Clever Endeavor – Mar 2020
What Makes a Good Relationship? – Feb 2020
“With Parent Effectiveness Training, I feel understood.” – Jan 2020
“Practicing What I Preach: P.E.T. Interview with Lance Johnson, father of two and employee of Gordon Training International” – Dec 2019
“Yes, I want to die.” – Nov 2019
“A GPS for Your Relationship: Problem Ownership and the Behavior Window – a basic tutorial” – Oct 2019
“I’d rather be your partner in this than your warden.” P.E.T. Kid Interview Part 3 – Sep 2019
“I understand.” P.E.T. Kid Interview Part 2 – Sep 2019
“I had a very wonderful, peaceful childhood.” P.E.T. Kid Interview Part 1 – Sept 2019
“I like how we do things in my family.” P.E.T. Kid Interview – Aug 2019
“I am enough” P.E.T. Kid Interview – Jul 2019
No Blog Posted
– Jun 2019
No Blog Posted
– May 2019
Parents, Can You Become More Accepting of Yourselves? – Apr 2019
Whose Children Are They? – Mar 2019
Parents, Are Your Values and Beliefs the Only True Ones? – Feb 2019
Parenting Resources For You – Jan 2019
No Blog Posted
– Dec 2018

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