Parenting with Cheryl Erwin

Tuesdays: 5:30 a.m. and 7:30 a.m.

Parenting with Cheryl Erwin airs during Morning Edition on Tuesdays: 5:30 a.m. and 7:30 a.m.

Cheryl Erwin is a licensed marriage and family therapist with more than 25 years of experience in working with parents and children.  She is 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.” Cheryl provides professional development training and workshops for teachers and early childhood educators, and is available for personal, online parent coaching. 

Raising Boys

Jan 25, 2018

Is raising a son different than raising a daughter?


Jan 25, 2018

Choices are often recommended by parenting books and experts but they can backfire.


Dec 21, 2017

Here's some resolutions that won't cost you a dime and may make a big difference in your live and the lives of your children.


Dec 21, 2017

Some suggestions for helping children develop empathy and a desire to help others.

Creativity Killers

Dec 21, 2017

Creativity can be messy and parents inadvertently do a number of things that can quench it.  


Dec 21, 2017

The Holidays can be an opportunity to learn and practice something we should enjoy all year long:  gratitude.

Firm Or Harsh

Dec 21, 2017

Here's the difference between respectful firmness and harshness.

Follow Through

Dec 1, 2017

The ability of parents to follow through is critically important and extremely difficult.

Stop Helping

Dec 1, 2017

Helping children succeed is considered part of effective parenting.  But many parents help too much and children suffer as a result.  

Forgiving Yourself

Nov 9, 2017

How parents can recover from their mistakes.