Scolding?

"Scolding" your children is telling them they are doing something wrong. It is negative and may allow your child to feel unacceptable or incompetent. Let's take the positive approach. For example, if you want your child to pick up their toys, instead of saying, "Don't leave your toys on the floor," say, "Let's pick up... Continue Reading →

Structure, Routines, and Learning

The structure of our day is so important now more than ever. Setting up routines, and putting structures in place for your children to follow will help them grow, learn, and prosper. We have to teach our children that education is so very important. They need to learn that LEARNING happens every day whether you... Continue Reading →

Where are the role models?

I am sorry, but we need to have more role models in our society today! We NEED leaders who are role models! We need everyday people who are role models. Role models are those who are intelligent and who give us facts. Role models do not tell us made up stories or state exaggerations. Role... Continue Reading →

Repeat, repeat, repeat!

How redundant! It is extremely tiring to have to repeat yourself over, and over, and over again. Unfortunately, this is parenting. Don't confuse repeating yourself to a child who is NOT listening to you or repeating yourself if your child is misbehaving. What I actually mean is to repeat yourself or having the repetition needed... Continue Reading →

This is the year…

...to make that change you have been waiting to make. ...to achieve that goal you have been waiting to achieve. ...to have more patience with everyone around you. ...to show more kindness. ...to be less angry. ...to teach your children. ...to be a better parent. ...to read that book you have been waiting to read.... Continue Reading →

Is this what we are teaching?

Are we really teaching our children that lying is acceptable? Are we really teaching our children that NOT following the rules is what we should be doing? Are we really teaching our children that we do not have to abide by laws? Are we really teaching our children that hatred is alright? Are we really... Continue Reading →

Ellen’s Comment

Ellen Degeneres talked about this after the backlash she received from sitting next to a Republican - George Bush! Here is her comment: “During the game, they showed a shot of me and George laughing together, and so people were upset. They thought, ‘Why is a gay Hollywood liberal sitting next to a conservative Republican... Continue Reading →

Communicative?

Do you talk to your kids? Do you really talk to your kids about everything, especially those subjects that make you uncomfortable? If you are giving your kids access to the internet via a computer, a phone, or video game players, then you are giving them access to content that may be inappropriate for them... Continue Reading →

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