23 episodes

No, you are not alone. Listen in to hear 30 yr. parenting counselor, author, and director of Connective Parenting, Bonnie Harris, coach 1 on 1 sessions with real parents sharing their struggles. Learn new perspectives and strategies to use in your own struggles to raise your kids with self-confidence and resilience.

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No, you are not alone. Listen in to hear 30 yr. parenting counselor, author, and director of Connective Parenting, Bonnie Harris, coach 1 on 1 sessions with real parents sharing their struggles. Learn new perspectives and strategies to use in your own struggles to raise your kids with self-confidence and resilience.

    When Sibling Fights Trigger Parent Anger

    When Sibling Fights Trigger Parent Anger

    Julie returns to the podcast (see Sibling Rivalry eps. 8 and 9) with a deeper layer exposed. We now look at why she gets so mad when her boys fight. She knows the fights are over nothing, she knows they can probably work it out, but she can’t stand the...

    • 40 min
    Creating Chaos Out Of Nothing

    Creating Chaos Out Of Nothing

    Lauren’s two boys, 7 and 11 are good examples of Integrity and Harmony kids. Jack’s easy-going, cooperative nature makes Lauren and her husband all the more determined to try to control the younger Bobby, whose attention-grabbing, highly frustrating...

    • 44 min
    Building Bridges Out Of Trauma

    Building Bridges Out Of Trauma

    Anne and her 10 year old son live alone while she and her husband have a trial separation. In her desire to protect her son from what she experienced at 10, Anne controls the environment of their home to unconsciously insure the peace and calm she...

    • 43 min
    Puzzle Pieces #2 The Test Of Covid—For Better Or For Worse?

    Puzzle Pieces #2 The Test Of Covid—For Better Or For Worse?

    We may all be sharing the same pandemic but how we each deal with it is infinitely different. It comes down to relationship—relationship with yourself, with your partner, with each child. Being thrown together in this pandemic pushes relationships to...

    • 26 min
    It's Hard To Deal With Someone Else's Grief

    It's Hard To Deal With Someone Else's Grief

    Two kids, two temperaments, two developmental stages experience the death of their father. Leah is managing as best she can to accommodate her children’s experience of that death. But the younger child was only 2.5 – hard to know what the emotional...

    • 47 min
    Is It OK To Love Your Teenager With Conditions?

    Is It OK To Love Your Teenager With Conditions?

    Jane’s teenage son is pulling away, getting secretive, dropping grades, and numbing out in his room on his computer. This common scenario typically provokes fear in parents leading to clutching, micromanaging, blame, and coming down harder with...

    • 52 min

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