Alyson Schafer - Psychotherapist, Parenting Expert, Author, Speaker, Trainer
Alyson Schafer
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About my Books!

Check out my three best-selling parenting books, published by HarperCollins Canada, to discover more about human nature, child development, and the hidden reasons behind your child's misbehaviours. You're sure to have "aha moments" and will learn a ton of new and effective techniques for parenting without the use of punishments or rewards.

You'll reduce your stress, improve harmony and co-operation and... most importantly, raise great kids!



Have you ever pulled your hair out trying to get your children to be punctual, do their chores or finish their school work?  I joined CTV Morning Live in Winnipeg to talk about Raising a Responsible Child.



Responsible Children

I enjoyed my morning on Breakfast Television in Winnipeg on April 7th talking about children autonomy and and how this can make them more responsible.

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Dating with Children

I teamed up with Jessica O’Reilly to help you navigate through the dating scene while being a single parent.  Here is our advice on balancing the world of parenting and dating.

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Minor Hockey

Minor Hockey needs growing up.  It has become extremely competitive.  Should parents be penalized for messing up the game?  Here are some tips on how parents can cope.

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Math Wars

What do you think of the new discovery methods for teaching math today?  Do you agree or would you like to see us go ‘back to basics’?  Alberta parents successfully fought to get basic math skills back into the classroom.

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Banning ‘Bossy’

I was thrilled to be part of this panel of parenting experts sharing our thoughts on the ‘ban bossy’ campaign and whether we thought it was a good idea.  Please comment below with your thoughts on this campaign.

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Registration for April Bootcamp is Now Open

Are you ready to tackle parenting troubles and have a foot up on how to to raise great kids? Alyson’s Parenting Bootcamp: Join me April 26 & 27 for a weekend to remember! This is a full weekend intensive workshop  designed to give parents a primer on how to raise co-operative and caring children. It is […]

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Protecting Kids From Measles

Is your child protected?  Today on CTV Newschannel, we spoke about vaccinating your children and protecting yourself from a measles outbreak.

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Call The Expert

I took calls from concerned parents on The Marilyn Denis Show today.   We spoke about monitoring your children’s social media and a three year old boy who likes to dress up in princess dresses.  Check out my answers live on air.

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