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Local resource for parenting coaches in Dover. Includes detailed information on local businesses that provide access to advice on parenting skills, personalized parenting support, parenting plan implementation, early childhood parenting guidance, and family problems solutions, as well as advice and content on parental education.

Patricia Pratt
(302) 270-4091
Dover, DE
Practice Areas
Childhood & Adolescence, Clinical Mental Health, Eating Disorders, Couples & Family, School
Certifications
National Certified Counselor

Lauren Tinsley
(302) 674-2380
Dover, DE
Practice Areas
Childhood & Adolescence, Clinical Mental Health, Couples & Family, School, Supervision
Certifications
National Certified School Counselor, National Certified Counselor

Stephanie Barshay
(302) 312-6466
Dover, DE
Practice Areas
Addictions and Dependency, Clinical Mental Health, Corrections/Offenders, Eating Disorders, Couples & Family
Certifications
National Certified Counselor

Craig Gilbert
(302) 677-6082
Dover AFB, DE
Practice Areas
Addictions and Dependency, Childhood & Adolescence, Couples & Family, Mental Health/Agency Counseling
Certifications
National Certified Counselor

Robert Gray
(302) 422-7784
Houston, DE
Practice Areas
Aging/Gerontological, Couples & Family, Rehabilitation, Depression/Grief/Chronically or Terminally Ill, Mental Health/Agency Counseling
Certifications
National Certified Counselor

William Precourt
(302) 670-1329
Dover, DE
Practice Areas
Addictions and Dependency, Childhood & Adolescence, Couples & Family, Mental Health/Agency Counseling
Certifications
National Certified Counselor

Alan Meluney
(302) 674-2380
Dover, DE
Practice Areas
Career Development, Childhood & Adolescence, Clinical Mental Health, Couples & Family, Depression/Grief/Chronically or Terminally Ill
Certifications
National Certified Counselor

John T Nichols
(302) 245-0661
Dover, DE
Practice Areas
Career Development, Clinical Mental Health, Couples & Family, Rehabilitation, Supervision
Certifications
Certified Clinical Mental Health Counselor, National Certified Counselor

Michael Shifflet
Camden, DE
Practice Areas
Childhood & Adolescence, Clinical Mental Health, Couples & Family, School
Certifications
National Certified School Counselor, National Certified Counselor

Dafne A Carnright
(302) 422-2255
Milford, DE
Practice Areas
Childhood & Adolescence, Couples & Family, Depression/Grief/Chronically or Terminally Ill
Certifications
National Certified Counselor

5 tips to stop the whining

5 tips to stop the whining


Experts say kids whine to get their parents attentionAs fathers, we're all united in one simple fact: whining can grate on your nerves unlike anything else. Even the best, most attentive parents have whiny kids, at least some of the time.

Experts say kids use the high-pitched, nasally tone parents call whining to get attention and get what they want.

"Whining gets the parent's attention," pediatrician Dr. Laurel Schultz told WebMD. "A high-pitched whine is effective because a parent can't not attend to it."

While some dads may give in to their kids' whining simply to make it stop, there are a few parenting advice tips to put an end to it for good:

1. Whine back. By responding to whining by whining yourself, your kids will realize how it silly it sounds.

2. Tell them you don't understand what they're saying. Ask them (calmly!) to use a normal voice to get what they want and only respond when they do.

3. Ignore them. This may cause the whining to continue for a few minutes longer, but it will also send the message that you will not acknowledge whining.

4. Avoid a negative reaction. Showing them how much the whining annoys you won't make it stop any quicker. Instead, try something like talking in a calm voice or covering your ears with a smile on your face to bring their attention to the problem.

5. Don't give in. While it's tempting to give your child what he or she wants, doing so will only enforce the belief that whini...

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