calm4kids

June 1, 2012

When the “CALM Lady” Visits

Last June, Ann Bryant, “The CALM Lady,” visited a fourth grade class just before the students got out for summer break. This presentation stood out to Jimmy*, […]
May 29, 2012

How Do Great Parents… Family Problem Solve

Family Problem-Solving Schedule a meeting to problem-solve. Focus on one problem at a time. Collaborate, discussing problems mutually. State problem clearly. Express feelings but don’t criticize […]
May 23, 2012

How Do Great Parents… Problem Solve

Problem- Solving (material provided by The Incredible Years, Carolyn Webster-Stratton, Ph.D.) Talk about feelings. Help children define problem. Involve children in brainstorming possible solutions. Be positive […]
April 26, 2012

How Do Great Parents…Manage Stress and Anger

Stress and Anger (material provided by The Incredible Years, Carolyn Webster-Stratton, Ph.D.) Scan your body for tension, and breathe and relax. Notice any negative self-statements and […]
April 25, 2012

How Do Great Parents…Develop Natural and Logical Consequences

Natural and Logical Consequences (material provided by The Incredible Years, Carolyn Webster-Stratton, Ph.D.) Make consequences age-appropriate. Be sure you can live with consequences you set up. […]