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Mirroring Monday: The annoying little sister

Sunday, December 12th, 2010 | 1 Comment
A parent has been experiencing lots of fighting between her two children; a boy,(Peter) age 6 and a girl, (Amy) age 3.  The boy who previously was fairly good natured and co-operative especially before his younger sister was born has become extremely moody and aggressive. He read more »

Meet the Therapists – Kelly Parisa

Wednesday, June 2nd, 2010 | 0 Comments
I am the mother of two teenage daughters, ages 17 and 15. They have taught me the most about life, love and, of course, the challenges and joys of parenthood. I am humbled and awed every day. I am fortunate to share read more »

A New Look for Connected Parenting

Monday, May 24th, 2010 | 0 Comments
Welcome to the newly re-designed Connected Parenting site. Thanks for bearing with us while we got it up and running. We hope you’ll stay a while and look around. Click here to subscribe so you don’t miss a thing. read more »

4-Week Connected Parenting Workshop with Jennifer Kolari Starts in May

Saturday, April 24th, 2010 | 3 Comments
Get a chance to work with Connected Parenting founder Jennifer Kolari this May with a 4-week Parenting Workshop in Toronto.  The workshop will build your skills with material from the Connected Parenting workshop, the Connected Parenting Advanced Strategies workshop, and the Parenting with read more »

Jennifer Kolari’s 4-week Connected Parenting Workshop Starts Tomorrow!

Wednesday, April 7th, 2010 | 0 Comments
Now’s your chance to do the 4-week Connected Parenting workshop with founder Jennifer Kolari from anywhere! Jennifer is running this course as a teleseminar/webinar so you can do it by telephone or online. Best of all, if you miss a class (or read more »

Four-Week Connected Parenting Workshop by Teleseminar/Webinar Starts this Thursday, April 8!

Saturday, April 3rd, 2010 | 4 Comments
Work with Connected Parenting founder Jennifer Kolari this April when she runs a 4-week Parenting Workshop by teleseminar/webinar with Jacqueline Green.  The workshop will build your skills with material from the Connected Parenting workshop, the Connected Parenting Advanced Strategies workshop, and the Parenting read more »

Parenting Your Sensitive or Anxious Child: Listen to Jennifer Kolari on the Parenting Summit Tomorrow!

Thursday, March 25th, 2010 | 0 Comments
Connected Parenting founder Jennifer Kolari will do a teleseminar on Parenting Your Super-Sensitive or Anxious child at 12 p.m. EST tomorrow (March 25) as part of  the Parenting Summit. Click here to sign up for free if you haven’t registered yet. read more »

The Parenting Summit Starts Tomorrow (March 19)

Thursday, March 18th, 2010 | 0 Comments
Connected Parenting founder Jennifer Kolari was honored to be asked to be part of Jacqueline Green‘s week-long online Parenting Summit that starts tomorrow, Friday, March 19. The Summit covers a wide variety of topics that are very important to parents who want to know read more »

Connected Parenting San Diego Team in the Examiner

Wednesday, March 17th, 2010 | 0 Comments
Did you catch this article in the Examiner?  “Connected Parenting Offers Support for Your Challenging Child,” by Connected Parenting friend Sondra Santos LaBrie, discusses what makes Connected Parenting different and gives the 411 on San Diego Connected Parenting Coaches Rebecca Lindsay and read more »

Let's Review – Reducing Tantrums with Connected Parenting

Wednesday, March 10th, 2010 | 0 Comments
If you are new to Connected Parenting or just want a refresher, check out this interview with Jennifer Kolari about Minimizing Tantrums by Mirroring. The interview gives a great overview of the CALM method and mirroring as well as answering several frequently read more »

How Connected Parenting Can Help Orchid Children

Tuesday, February 23rd, 2010 | 5 Comments
According to the Orchid Hypothesis, popularized by David Dobbs in The Atlantic last year, a genetic predisposition to anxiety, depression, hyperactivity and behavioral problems may be better understood as a heightened sensitivity to both positive and negative environmental influences. Dobbs dubbed these hyper-sensitive children, orchid read more »

CBC Explores “Helicopter” Parenting

Friday, February 5th, 2010 | 0 Comments
If you missed it last night, be sure to check out the CBC documentary, Hyper Parents and Coddled Kids. It’s on again tonight at 10pm EST or you can watch it online. Keep an eye on the Connected Parenting blog for Jennifer Kolari‘s read more »

Jennifer Kolari on Fresh Air Tomorrow

Friday, January 29th, 2010 | 0 Comments
Tune in to CBC Radio 1 tomorrow morning at 7:30 a.m. to hear Jennifer Kolari on Fresh Air. For anyone whose progeny allow them to sleep in on the occasional Saturday morning, the interview will be available here if you miss it read more »

Thursday is a Big Day at the e.p.i.c. School – Come for the Open House, Stay for Jennifer Kolari

Tuesday, January 26th, 2010 | 0 Comments
You may recall that back in October I recommended that anyone looking for a great nursery/kindergarten check out the e.p.i.c. School open house. As I said at the time, we’ve had an amazing experience at the school. This Thursday, January 28, from read more »

Don’t Miss Jennifer Kolari on the Parent’s Plate Today

Tuesday, January 26th, 2010 | 2 Comments
Don’t miss out on hearing Jennifer Kolari discuss the Connected Parenting book on the Parent’s Plate with Brenda Nixon today at 10am! read more »

Catch Jennifer Kolari on the Parent's Plate

Sunday, January 24th, 2010 | 0 Comments
Jennifer Kolari will be discussing the Connected Parenting book on the Parent’s Plate with Brenda Nixon on January 26, 2009 at 10am. read more »

Connected Parenting Workshop with Jennifer Kolari this February

Wednesday, January 20th, 2010 | 0 Comments
Get a chance to work with Connected Parenting founder Jennifer Kolari this February with a 4-week Parenting Workshop in Toronto.  The workshop will build your skills with material from the Connected Parenting workshop, the Connected Parenting Advanced Strategies workshop, and the Parenting read more »

Connected Parenting in Action

Tuesday, January 19th, 2010 | 0 Comments
@JacquelineGreen over at Great Parenting Practices posted a great piece yesterday discussing how she used mirroring to solve a recurring conflict between her children. Once her daughter felt understood, the solution quickly followed. Head over and read the whole story. read more »

Tomorrow is the Big Day! Join my Teleseminar

Wednesday, January 13th, 2010 | 0 Comments
Join Jennifer Kolari for a 70-minute teleseminar at Great Parenting Practices with Jacqueline Green tomorrow, January 14, 2009 at 2pm EST. Visit Great Parenting Practices to submit your questions or sign up to listen. See you there 🙂 read more »

Praise for Connected Parenting

Monday, January 11th, 2010 | 0 Comments
Some kind words for the Connected Parenting book from Amanda of Kickyboots posted on Work It Mom: “…Our eldest child is what one might call ‘difficult’ and as she neared her third birthday I was about ready to box her up and FedEx her read more »

Top 5 Connected Parenting Posts of 2009

Thursday, December 31st, 2009 | 1 Comment
As 2009 winds down, here’s a list of our favorite parenting posts of the year: 5. Morning Madness: Jennifer Kolari’s suggestions for starting the day right. 4. Understanding Your Partner’s Parenting Style: Does it drive you crazy when your spouse does things differently than read more »

Top 5 Things for Connected Parents to be Thankful For

Thursday, November 26th, 2009 | 0 Comments
As we celebrate our families this Thanksgiving, here are five techniques to be thankful for from the Connected Parenting book: 5. Saying what you mean and meaning what you say. Consistent limits give your child a sense of security. They know that someone read more »

Reconnecting After You've Been Away – Baby Play

Saturday, November 21st, 2009 | 3 Comments
Jacqueline Green has a great post about the standoffishness that often welcomes you home after you’ve been travelling. As Jacqueline explains, this chilly reception results from frustration when you’re separated from someone you’re attached to. After discussing this phenomenon with Jennifer Kolari, read more »

New to Connected Parenting?

Friday, November 20th, 2009 | 0 Comments
Check out this podcast by Jennifer Kolari (courtesy of Penguin Group USA) to find out more. read more »

Meet the Therapists – Cindy Smolkin

Wednesday, November 18th, 2009 | 0 Comments
I was born and raised in Montreal. I have been living in Toronto since 1994. I completed my Bachelor of Social Work at McGill and then pursued my Master of Social Work at U of T. I live with my husband read more »

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