• Empowering our Kids to Handle being Bullied – Master Mom Amanda Olson

    In this Episode Amanda talks about helping children deal with a Bully. In her latest book, "Parenting Survival Guide" Amanda goes into detail on the subject as well as defining what a bully is, how to look for warning signs and what to do if your child is the bully.
  • Kids! Ask Master Mom – Sibling Conflict

    Kids Ask Master Mom: How do I get my brother to stop hitting me? Amanda: Hey everybody, Master mom Amanda Olson here, and I'm about to go on WJHL News Channel 11 daytime tri-cities for their talk show, which is always a lot of fun. Today kicks off the kids ask master mom series, and their question, or well, it is there because there's more than one that asks this question.
  • When Your Child is Being Shy – Master Mom Amanda Olson

    It can be very frustrating when you child freezes up, won't join the group or hides behind your leg when you are trying to introduce them to someone new. Fight the frustration and take a breath. Be patient and help your child slowly gain the confidence they need by being supportive. Getting upset with them will not help them feel more comfortable and may embarrass them even further making participation even less likely. If it embarrasses you, simply say to the other people involved.