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

Stop volunteering the answer, let your child solve the problem on his own.

Kids and Consequences

Sep 4, 2014

When should parents step in and save kids from the consequence of their actions?

Cheating and Lying

Sep 4, 2014

Studies show that an alarming number of teenagers and young adults believe lying and cheating are not only okay, they're necessary to achieve success.


Too Much, Too Soon

Sep 4, 2014

It is not a good idea to give large amounts of wealth to young adults.

Powerful Words

Aug 14, 2014

You may not realize how powerful your words really are.

Learning to Crash

Aug 5, 2014

08-05-14 Some thoughts on how to "crash-proof" your child.

How grandparents can help with parenting.

Are your children getting enough sleep?