Defiance and Back Talk Videos
Teaching kids how to follow directions is part of positive parenting. Parents should ask children to "think through" a task before doing it. Imagining it successfully... read more
Jonathan Nadlman, MFT Psychotherapist, explains what leads teenagers to rebel against their parents, and offers a solution for parents on how they can create a positive... read more
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Psychologist Joshua Coleman, PhD describes how parents can best respond when a child rejects them or becomes critical of their parenting
Learn about: How to find the root issue of your child's explosions from Ross W. Greene, PhD,...
View Ross W. Greene, PhD's video on How to identify the problems that cause your kid to explode...
See Ross W. Greene, PhD's video on Expert tips on pros and cons of stronger authority for challenging kids...
Widely acclaimed author and professor Daniel J. Siegel discusses key tactics for parents dealing with defiant teenagers, and what parents can do when they feel like... read more
Daniel Siegel, MD Best-Selling Author, shares advice for parents on the best methods for repairing your relationship with your teenager after losing it with them
Learn about: How to handle an elementary school kid's meltdown from Laura Markham, PhD,...
Learn what causes children to be disobedient with the nanny and the best way methods for parents to deal with this behavior, with advice from Laura Markham, PhD... read more
Clinical psychologist and award-winning author Shefali Tsabary, reflects on how to be a conscious parent by understanding challenges and growths from every stage of your... read more
Shefali Tsabary, PhD explains how to balance control versus space when teens are acting out or pushing boundaries. Some of her key approaches include understanding and... read more
Watch Video: How consciously parenting teens can help ease conflict by Shefali Tsabary, PhD, ...
Director of the UCLA Parenting and Children's Friendship Program, Cynthia G. Whitham, LCSW's discusses how to speak to teens versus speaking to younger children. She... read more
What do you do if your child is making obnoxious noises constantly, such as burping or farting? Hear what author and parent educator Cynthia G. Whitham, LCSW has to say... read more
Learn about: Handling a disrespectful or sassy child from Betsy Brown Braun, MA,...
Educational Psychologist Michele Borba, EdD, shares advice for parents on how to best deal with their child when they are back talking or sassing
Learn the best methods for handling your child's sneaky behavior and what causes children to be sneaky, with advice from Gordon Neufeld, PhD Child Psychologist and Author
Parent educator and expert Kim DeMarchi, MEd, CPE, lets parents know that sometimes it is okay to let go. For more information and tips on communicating with your... read more
JoAnn Deak, PhD Psychologist and Author, shares advice for parents on how to best handle their child when he or she is behaving rudely
Douglas Green, MFT, a family therapist, explains why teenagers choose "awful" music to listen to and what parents can do to move past this stage of teenage rebellion.
Amazing author and psychotherapist SuEllen Hamkins, MD helps parents respond constructively when their child may say something like "I hate you." She adds great tips to... read more
Avoiding conflict with your teenager might be difficult, but global youth ambassador Marushka Mujic reassures parents that these stages are inherent to growth and... read more
Is your teenager always sassy or sarcastic? Clinical Psychologist Chris Fulton, PhD offers some advice for communicating with your teen in a positive tone to overcome... read more
If you find yourself with an extremely defiant teenager, it might be time to ask for help or switch your approach to communicating with them. Clinical psychologist Chris... read more