Stopping Tantrums in their Tracks – The special challenges of temper for kids with bleeding disorders

It’s safe to say that every parent has had to deal with one of their child’s tantrums, sometime. The shrieking,...

Journaling Your Way to Parenting Perspective – How writing it all down can add hindsight to your foresight

Regina Aguirre first began attending Parents Empowering Parents (PEP) programs when her son was eighteen months old. She and her...

Surviving Bullying – Preventing and Diffusing It for Children with Bleeding Disorders

When Lupe Torres’ college-age daughter told her story in front of a room full of 3,000 pharmaceutical executives, she got...

The Parenting Tool Box

The Parenting Tool Box

“There is no greater agony than bearing an untold story inside of you.”  Maya Angelou The Parenting Tool Box by...

The 4-1 Rule

by Danna Merritt, LMSW The “4-1 Rule” is a key concept in the PEP program.  In short, it means:  4 positive...

Parenting- A Challenging Pursuit

I have searched my fair share of parenting books (dare I add, all the videos, classes, websites, and blogs that...