Book: The Parent’s Little Book of Lists

Do’s and Don’ts of Effective Parenting by Dr. Jane Bluestein This book is included in our Free Book listing. Shipping charges will apply. OR order below at 80% off the retail cost. This price includes free Media Mail shipping in the US. Thousands of simple, practical, kid-tested ideas to help you build character, avoid power…

Book: The Book of Article Reprints

A collection of articles for educators, counselors, and parents by Dr. Jane Bluestein The print version of this book is included in our Free Book listing. Shipping charges will apply. OR order below at 80% off. This price includes free Media Mail shipping in the US. This collection is available in print and as a…

Motivating Cooperative Behavior

Three Approaches to Authority Relationships Two Win-Lose approaches that can compromise the emotional safety of the environment:

Presentation: Parents, Teens and Boundaries

How to Draw the Line Presentation by Dr. Jane Bluestein Ah, the Terrific Teens! What a perfect time to refine— or redefine— your relationship with your child!

Parenting Teens

How to Draw the Line Counselors know that when parents set clear boundaries, they take care of their teens and themselves. 

The Challenge of Setting Boundaries

A Win-Win Alternative to an Authoritarian or Permissive Approach Few of us are especially adept at setting boundaries with anyone, and for good reason. Let’s back up a bit. When you were growing up, were you told that other people’s needs were more important than yours? Were you rewarded for self-sacrificing and people-pleasing? Were you…