Is it possible to do things together instead?
I like to lift weights at home. It saves me a trip to the gym. Three year old Kubla wants to help. I’m afraid he’s going to get crushed by a dumbbell. Liping tries to
with author and coach Rich Manders
Jonathan: Welcome to Kidorable Parenting’s interview with Rich Manders, co-author with his birth mother of, “The Laughing Rabbit,” a tale of family reconnection. I’m Jonathan Domsky, blogger, parenting coach, and co-founder of
Are you willing to do what it takes?
After weeks of trying, Kubla makes it across the monkey bars all by himself. He does it again. And again. And again. The next day he’s back on the monkey bars, gaining speed and confidence
A nice way to reconnect
The fight ends. We each go to our corners. Bruised feelings all around. A few minutes later we’re ready to reconnect. I invite Kubla to sit in my lap. We hug. “Who’s my favorite boy
Take the wind out of routine defiance
I encourage small children to say ‘no’ and be naughty. I find that when they get the “no’s” out of their system, they feel less of a need to act up later. And they’re more
with author and speaker Dave Rendall
Jonathan: Welcome to Kidorable Parenting’s interview with Dave Rendall, professional speaker and author of four books including “Freak Factor For Kids”. I’m Jonathan Domsky, blogger, parenting coach, and cofounder of Kidorable. I heard
Do you accept the challenge?
Kubla won’t brush his teeth. Again. We try to make it fun. We sing a brushing song. It works for a couple days, until it doesn’t. We try to threaten him—“Kubla, no stories until you
What are your powers?
Kubla loves superheroes. We like to make up our own, each with their own special powers and back story. Kubla likes being Rabbitman. He was bitten by a radioactive rabbit. He can jump really far
Just one drop of poison is too much
Kubla’s friend introduces him to some garbage on YouTube—Violence. Foul language. Women acting like no real person I’ve ever met. He comes home and wants to watch it again. When I realize how bad it
with author and blogger Dayna Abraham
Jonathan: Welcome to Kidorable Parenting’s interview with Dayna Abraham, the blogger behind Lemon Lime Adventures, and the author of the new book: “The Superkids Activity Guide to Conquering Every Day.” I’m Jonathan Domsky,