Parent Training Blog

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August 14th, 2019

“I like how we do things in my family.”

By: Sheryl Wilde

If you’re just joining us, in July of 2019, we launched a series of interviews conducted with kids, young adults […]

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family, parenting, PET, parent effectiveness training

July 17th, 2019

“I am enough.”

By: Sheryl Wilde

This is the first in a series of interviews conducted with kids, young adults and adults who were/are being raised […]

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April 16th, 2019

Parents, Can You Become More Accepting of Yourselves?

By: Dr. Thomas Gordon

Studies show that a direct relationship exists between how accepting people are of others and how accepting they are of […]

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March 12th, 2019

Whose Children Are They?

By: Dr. Thomas Gordon

Many parents justify strong attempts to mold their children into a preconceived pattern by saying, “After all, they are my […]

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February 12th, 2019

Parents, Are Your Values and Beliefs the Only True Ones?

By: Dr. Thomas Gordon

While parents are obviously older and more experienced than their children,it is frequently less obvious that their particular experience or […]

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parenting, blog, family

January 14th, 2019

Parenting Resources For You

By: Michelle Adams

Happy New Year to you!  The new year is always a good time to take inventory of your life, your […]

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parenting, screen time, problem solve

November 13th, 2018

How Can PET Help Parents and Children Cooperate to Solve the “Screen Time” Dilemma?

By: Marie Bryson

If you feel your smartphone, tablet, or watch is in danger of becoming an extension of your body, you aren’t […]

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parenting, family, kids

October 22nd, 2018

How Do Parents Show Acceptance?

By: Dr. Thomas Gordon

It is one thing for a parent to feel acceptance toward a child; it is another thing to make that […]

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September 10th, 2018

What Are the Roadblocks to Helping Your Child?

By: Dr. Thomas Gordon

By:  Dr. Thomas Gordon  (excerpted from the P.E.T. Participant Workbook, 2017 edition) Throughout our lives, we have learned a variety […]

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parenting, values, child

August 8th, 2018

What are Values and What Do We Do When They Clash?

By: Michelle Adams

Okay so first of all, what are values?  Let’s define them first. Values Values are things are you see as […]

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