Bullyproofing kids ... is it possible?

It's impossible to be bullied if you are sure of yourself and you know who you are....more

"I can't Discipline my Kids because they won't listen to me"

 I hear this a lot from parents. They say they’ve tried everything and nothing works. That their kids are more strong willed, feisty, active, autistic, ADHD, defiant or just more difficult than other kids.Well, I’ve worked with all those kids and haven’t met one yet who doesn’t react positively to discipline. Sometimes more creativity and thought is put into challenges like autism, as our expectations have to be realistic to their abilities. But it’s all good....more
stepparenting I will be watching for this, you have sparked my interest!more

Parents, have you talked to your kids about sex & other awkward stuff yet?

 Parents, have you talked to your kids about sex, suicide & other awkward stuff yet?http://bratbusters.com/start-talking-kids-sex/Happy Parenting,Lisa  ...more

Parents, Take Control & Get Respect

(I've been given permission to tell this story by my client and her daughter to help others who may be in the same boat.)...more

Mom, do you feel Bullied?

Moms, this is for you if you're fed up with people judging and criticizing your parenting.  You know, making you feel like crap about yourself and even your kids.   I've actually been hired just to help parents cope with this ... imagine how bad it is for that to happen :(....more

Your Parent-Esteem Survey

Firstly, I have a lot of new Coaching Programs on the way.  Here is what's available so far, including the next 8-Week Toddler Program starting April 7th.  The current Toddler Program is in Week 4 and I'm getting lots of fun feedback from parents along the way....more

Are you a Mean Mom

The term "Mean Mom" has been floating around for awhile.  I always thought it meant grown up version of "Mean Girls", all that bitchy stuff.  Well, now it seems to reflect mothers who discipline.Ugh ... since when did discipline get mixed up with being mean?  It's mean NOT to discipline your children....more

"Life Sucks!" says your teenage daughter. What do you do?

  This isn't just about daughters, this is how you talk to any child, any age about problems relating to low self-esteem, depression, low self-worth, etc....more

Parents, why Discipline is so Important .. and why you should be the Fun Parent

Check out my most recent appearance on Global TV News.  We're discussing how to mix discipline with fun.http://youtu.be/CLBsbS1g7MELisa Bunnage, Parenting Coach ...more

Bossy Toddler ... what to do.

What do you do when your toddler starts bossing you around?  You teach them that this is not acceptable and will not be tolerated.  Here's an example:...more