Alyson Schafer

You Can’t Make Me: Tips on Handling A Defiant Child

parenting a defiant child By: Psychotherapist and Parenting Expert, Alyson Schafer Have you got a stubborn child that doesn’t like to be told what to do? It seems the smallest request can quickly turn into a show down of wills.   Who needs defiance or a melt down just as your heading out the door...Read More »

The Secret Advantage of Chores for Toddlers

One of the biggest battles parents cope with is the battle of chores. How do we get kids to help around the house? At what age do they start? Do we pay them to do chores? Parenting expert Alyson Shafer offers some great advice on how to effectively motivate kids from the start.... Does...Read More »