day 01 | cooperation: the mini course

I know it sounds backwards–but this is a common mistake that we all make (myself included). Can you pay attention to your words today and see if you catch yourself in this trap? 

Key points: 

  • We can’t punish kids to gain cooperation, we need to motivate them.
  • Avoid “empty threats”, time-outs, and other types of punishment.


Denaye Barahona

Denaye Barahona is a loving wife and mama of two. She's a therapist for moms, an author, and the host of the top-ranked Simple Families Podcast. Denaye holds a Ph.D. in Child Development and is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker. She has been featured on the likes of The Today Show, Netflix, The Wall Street Journal, Real Simple, Forbes, and numerous other media outlets.