“I haven’t talked to my mom, I mean really talked, in six months,” a twelve year-old confided in me. “Oh, why is that,” I asked gingerly. “My mom laughed at me when I told her I had a boyfriend.” Sometimes we forget how sensitive children at this stage of development can be. Yet now, more […]
Kath KvolsKathryn is the president of the International Network for Children and Families, a worldwide parent-training network that teaches her life changing course, Redirecting Children Behavior. The course provides skill-building strategies to families. They emphasize teamwork, creating win-win situations, and effectively avoiding power struggles using kind-but-firm methods promoted by Alfred Adler and Dr. Rudolf Dreikurs. Kathryn and her husband, Brian Harper, reside in Gainesville, Florida and have a blended family of five children: Brianna, Tyler, Chloe, Emily, and Amy. Her experiences as a mom, single mom, and step-mom have made her empathetic to her audience and easy for them to relate to her.