Cheryl Erwin

Commentator, Parenting with Cheryl Erwin

Cheryl Erwin is a licensed marriage and family therapist with more than 25 years of experience in working with parents and children.  She is also the author or co-author of several books on parenting, including “Positive Discipline: the First Three Years,” “Positive Discipline for Preschoolers,” and “Positive Discipline for Single Parents.” She is also the Mental Health Consultant for the University of Nevada’s Early Head Start program.

Cheryl provides professional development training and workshops for teachers and early childhood educators, and is available for personal, online parent coaching. She has taught and worked with parents and professionals in China, Egypt, Canada, Australia, South America, and across the United States and Canada. Cheryl is married, and is now delighted to be a grandmother. Best of all, her adult son still likes her. 

Ways to Connect

Forgiving Yourself

Nov 9, 2017

How parents can recover from their mistakes.

Lying To Children

Nov 9, 2017

Here's why lying is a bad idea.

Media Awareness

Nov 1, 2017

Screening movies and other media for children can be a full-time job but it's never been more important.  Here's why.

Bullying vs. Meanness

Nov 1, 2017

Bullying does indescribable damage to young men and women.  But is every moment of unkindness "bullying"?  Here's what you need to know.  

Do Rewards Help?

Nov 1, 2017

Can a reward help to change your child's behavior?

Crying It Out

Sep 13, 2017

There's a myth that if you pick up a crying baby too often, you will spoil it.  Cheryl investigates.

Spanking

Sep 13, 2017

Even after years of research showing that spanking has no positive outcomes for kids, people still argue in favor of using it.  

Race And Bigotry

Aug 24, 2017

How to talk to your kids about the race, bigotry and violence they are seeing in the news recently.

Parental Expectations

Aug 17, 2017

Some parental expectations just aren't a good fit for the child they're heaped on.

Cheating And Lying

Aug 11, 2017

An alarming number of teenagers and young adults believe lying and cheating are not only okay, they are necessary to achieve success.

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