David J Bredehoft Ph.D.

Are Your Children Too Busy To Do Chores?

By |2021-02-17T10:44:13-08:00February 17th, 2021|Categories: Behavioral Health, cfgctips, Crisis, Diagnosis, Emotional Health, Exercise, Health Information, Information, Inspiration, Medication, Nutrition, Parenting Tips, Resources, Trauma|Tags: , |

Are Your Children Too Busy To Do Chores?

When children are not required to do chores, they grow up to become adults who don’t have life skills like cooking, cleaning, balancing a checkbook, and more.

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A Recipe for Raising Helpless Teenagers

By |2020-11-18T12:22:42-08:00November 18th, 2020|Categories: Behavioral Health, cfgctips, Crisis, Diagnosis, Emotional Health, Exercise, Health Information, Information, Inspiration, Medication, Nutrition, Parenting Tips, Resources, Trauma, Youth Tips|Tags: , |

A Recipe for Raising Helpless Teenagers

When parents overindulge they unknowingly train their children to become helpless, and as a result, overindulged children have greater difficulty in reaching future goals.

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There is a Right and a Wrong Way to Parent – Part 2

By |2020-02-26T15:59:54-08:00February 26th, 2020|Categories: cfgctips, Crisis, Diagnosis, Emotional Health, Exercise, Health Information, Information, Inspiration, Medication, Nutrition, Parenting Tips, Resources, Trauma|Tags: , |

There is a Right and a Wrong Way to Parent - Part 2

Can you love your children too much? Can you give your children too much? What do permissive, authoritarian, and authoritative parents have in common?

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Strategies to Teach Children Delayed Gratification

By |2020-01-08T10:52:26-08:00January 8th, 2020|Categories: cfgctips, Crisis, Diagnosis, Emotional Health, Exercise, Health Information, Information, Inspiration, Medication, Nutrition, Parenting Tips, Resources, Trauma|Tags: , |

Strategies to Teach Children Delayed Gratification

Help children to create plans, prioritize their goals, celebrate after reaching a goal, save money, and use positive self-talk.

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Strategies To Teach Children Delayed Gratification – Part 1

By |2019-12-18T05:11:43-08:00December 17th, 2019|Categories: cfgctips, Crisis, Diagnosis, Emotional Health, Exercise, Health Information, Information, Inspiration, Medication, Nutrition, Parenting Tips, Resources, Trauma|Tags: , |

Strategies To Teach Children Delayed Gratification - Part 1

Rewarding self-control, modeling it, teaching distractions, if-then thinking, and goal setting are some of the strategies parents can use to teach children self-control.

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Is Your Child An Instant Gratifier Or A Patient Postponer?

By |2019-11-25T11:53:14-08:00November 25th, 2019|Categories: cfgctips, Crisis, Diagnosis, Emotional Health, Exercise, Health Information, Information, Inspiration, Medication, Nutrition, Parenting Tips, Resources, Trauma|Tags: , |

Is Your Child An Instant Gratifier Or A Patient Postponer?

Why do some children grow up and are able to resist temptation, delay gratification, and other children do not? What does this have to do childhood overindulgence?

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Strategies To Raise a Grateful Child

By |2019-10-23T21:05:10-07:00October 22nd, 2019|Categories: cfgctips, Crisis, Diagnosis, Emotional Health, Exercise, Health Information, Information, Inspiration, Medication, Nutrition, Parenting Tips, Resources, Trauma|Tags: , |

Strategies To Raise a Grateful Child

Gratitude, just like a garden, starts with tilling the soil, planting the seed, watering, fertilizing, and nurturing.

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All They Want To Be Is Rich, Famous And Look Good!

By |2019-01-15T21:02:03-08:00January 15th, 2019|Categories: cfgctips, Crisis, Diagnosis, Emotional Health, Exercise, Health Information, Information, Inspiration, Medication, Nutrition, Parenting Tips, Resources, Trauma|Tags: , |

All They Want To Be Is Rich, Famous And Look Good!

Overindulging children leads to External rather than Internal life goals resulting in a greater risk of unhappiness, anxiety, depression, low self-esteem, and intimacy problems.

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