Cassandra Treges started working with kids as a nanny and pursued her passion about child behavior and development by studying Child Psychology. She keeps herself up to date with the current parenting, behavioural, brain and child development research and information. She is also a homeschooling mother and has been helping parents to communicate better with their children through home visits, online consultation and mini courses. Her mission is to help parents address behavioural issues in homes as early as possible, so that they can better communicate with their children, that children are better understood, and that a balance can be obtained so that both parents and children develop to their full potential. In the podcast, Cassandra shared some anecdotes about her son, why she likes conscious parenting, how to make children cooperate through connection and many other helpful parenting tips that you can’t miss.
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Working with teens on a farm in Charleston, SC, Catherine coordinates them to manage busloads of younger kids. Lots of opportunity for problems but Catherine knows how to get these kids to listen and tells us her tips.
Thanks to Catherine Glenn for her patience and courage in going first!
In the farm, teens are assigned to get younger kids to listen to the rules. In this episode, Catherine shared her personal strategies in maintaining a positive working environment with teenagers and her guidelines to redirect them back to the tasks when they do not seem to listen. She also gave tips on managing overwhelming situations with the teens and her favorite resource book on communicating effectively with kids.
Resource recommended: How to Talk So Kids Will Listen & Listen So Kids Will Talk by Adele Faber and Elaine Mazlish