Using humor as a parenting tactic

April 7, 2009 4:08:51 PM PDT
The world today is not only a stressful place for you, but your kids are feeling stress from all directions as well. You already have one of the most effective parenting tools in your personal arsenal that can help diffuse this -- humor! Leslie Kuerbitz, professional counselor and author of "The Misadventures of Jennifer Pennifer" offers some advice.

Children and parents can share their own misadventure stories onlne.

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About Leslie B. Kuerbitz
For nearly a decade, Leslie B. Kuerbitz, MA, LPC, Licensed Professional Counselor and author, has led a successful counseling practice working with individuals, couples and families. Her family practice specialty areas include positive parenting, managing stress and managing anger. Before starting her own practice, Leslie worked as a family assistance coordinator and crisis counselor for a municipal police department. During her 20-year career with the department, Leslie assisted families of officers injured or killed in the line-of-duty and counseled victims of violent crime. Leslie's first book, Jennifer Pennifer, was written to help promote and create healthier, happier homes for families.