Parental Development

Practical Parenting: Hey Papa, Can I Buy GFUEL?

One believes things because one has been conditioned to believe them. ― Aldous Huxley, Brave New World One believes because one’s conditioning trains them to do so. I could see this wholeheartedly in my son’s drive to have us buy GFuel, a new energy drink product. He is a gamer, the very demographic I am sure, is …

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Inspiration: The Magical World of Parenting

Daily Inspiration Children are educated by what the grown-up is and not by his talk. Carl Jung At the end of the day, the most overwhelming key to a child’s success is the positive involvement of parents. Jane D. Hull Practical Parenting One day into a California Coronavirus lockdown, but one week into my new …

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Practical Parenting. Dr. Tom Explores the Concept of Doing the Best We Can?

Ever wonder how you can raise successful children who become functionally independent? Ever wonder what the secret is to raising, happy, healthy children?

Dr. Tom Explores

Practical Parenting: Thoughts for the Day on Doing the Best We Can!

Be the mother or father today that you want your children to be tomorrow (Dr. Tom) One of the common problems I see in my family practice is when parents try to determine what makes them a good parent. Questions such as “am I doing the right thing,” “is it my fault,” and “what can …

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CREATE – Opening the Door to Healthy Communication with Your Children

  Have problems communicating with your children? We all do! Dr. Tom explores ways to overcome communication barriers with your child in order to promote positive values and healthy psychological development.

Practical Parenting: Dr. Tom Speaks on Fostering Children’s Dreams Forward

 

Practical Parenting: Children, Animals, & Initial Lessons in Responsibility

Then God said: Let us make[a] human beings in our image, after our likeness. Let them have dominion over the fish of the sea, the birds of the air, the tame animals, all the wild animals, and all the creatures that crawl on the earth. (Genesis 1:26) Our family recently bought a new puppy. My …

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Practical Parenting: An Interactive Parenting Forum with Dr. Tom & The Stockton Therapy Network

Practical Parenting: An Interactive Forum with Dr. Tom is an open Youtube Live Forum with Dr. Tom Maples. Points of discussion are: Positive Parenting Procedures to Raise Healthy Children Setting Appropriate Boundaries and Rules to Help Your Child Find Optimal Success Establishing and Maintaining Family Values Positive and Negative Reinforcement Schedules for Household Rules How …

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Practical Parenting: Fostering Your Children’s Dreams

Practical Parenting: Fostering Your Children’s Dreams. Dr. Tom explores what your # 1 job is as a Practical Parent: Dream and Dream Big!!!

Practical Parenting: It’s A Small World After All

As a child, I remember watching the nightly news with my grandfather. I can remember the ticking time watch of 60 minutes counting down, as the news anchors would discuss factual events of the day, leaving the commentary for the viewers to work through on their own accord. Back then, it seemed like we were …

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Practical Parenting: Fatherhood Mishaps in Positive Discipline

The foundation of family values centers on the discipline we teach our children. However, discipline within itself is a difficult task for any parent to enact with their children. Lets face it, it’s hard enough to discipline ourselves, let alone try and force someone else into our value system. But this is the plight of …

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