Bill Corbett Author

Discipline for both boys and girls is not a one-size-fits-all solution. There are innate differences that must be addressed to help each gender develop appropriately. Since moms do a lot of the discipline, here are 7 suggestions for raising boys. Allow Appropriate Rough-Housing I raised two girls and one boy and it was common to […]

Parents generally see their children as wonderful gifts from the heavens but children don’t always see each other in that same light.  They first see their primary caregivers, and the love and attention they get from them, as a limited commodity.  They then see their siblings as competition for that love and attention and sometimes […]

Before I became a parent coach, I spent 30+ years in corporate America. I worked my way up from employee to manager to director and during that time, I had the privilege of attending numerous leadership training classes and retreats, all designed to help me build stronger and more effective teams. Today I coach many […]

A parent recently sent me this question via email:  “Our preschool daughters caught a lizard in the backyard and my husband told them they could keep it in a jar.   I told them it was nature and they had to let it go.  They both threw a tantrum and a meltdown ensued.  Should I have […]

Power struggles develop every day at work, at the store, and even jockeying for that spot in the parking lot.  Just look around you the next time you’re out driving; someone cuts you off, blocks you from entering a lane, or rides your bumper.  Initiating a power struggle is a way of expressing the frustration […]

In my work with parents and teachers on solving behavior challenges with children, I help them identify the problem, possible causes of the behavior, and then possible solutions for eliminating it. My goal is to send the adults away with a few simple step-by-step techniques they can implement immediately to bring about quick change at […]