Raising Competent, Confident Children: Key Lessons from STEP (Systematic Training for Effective Parenting)
Whether you are dealing with a toddler’s tantrums, an 8-year-old’s messy room or a teen’s resistance to homework, parent education and support can help you use the situation to help your child build important skills and values. Parent education also can ease your stress and build your confidence as a parent. Faith Mianulli, lead occupational therapist at St. David’s Center for Child & Family Development, brings a gentle philosophy and proven strategies to her discussion with Marti & Erin on this week’s Mom Enough show, drawing on years of teaching parents the STEP approach (Systematic Training for Effective Parenting). Tune in for tips you can use today!
Think about a parenting dilemma you have confronted with your child in the past week. How did you respond? How is that the same as or different from the STEP (Systematic Training for Effective Parenting) approach discussed in this week’s Mom Enough interview? What could you do differently the next time you face a similar challenge? Leave a comment below!
For Faith’s tips on encouragement, click here.
For Faith’s tips on effective listening, click here.
For more information on Faith’s STEP series, click here.
For more information on St. David’s Center, click here.