Parenting with Cheryl Erwin

Tuesdays: 5:34am and 7:34am

Parenting with Cheryl Erwin airs during Morning Edition on Tuesdays at 5:34am and 7:34am.

Cheryl Erwin is a licensed marriage and family therapist who has had a private practice working with children, teens, couples, and individuals in the Reno/Sparks area for almost 20 years.

Asking a child to make adult decisions, no matter how good your intentions are, is unwise and unfair.

Fear Vs. Respect

Apr 22, 2016

Is fear really an effective parenting tool?

Hope Vs. Expectation

Apr 7, 2016

Parents have both hopes and expectations for their child.

Parenting In China

Mar 31, 2016

Cheryl just returned from her second trip to China.

Most parents understand that listening is important. But did you know that there are actually two kinds of listening? Only one of them is really helpful in building a connection (and solving problems) with those you love.


Mar 16, 2016

Strict obedience may not be in the long term interest of your child.

If you have something important to communicate, say it in person.

What are the kids doing now?  And why?

Play is easy and important.


Feb 23, 2016

What's the difference between praise and encouragement?