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 →

Giving in…

...if you are giving in to your child, you may be teaching them a lesson you do not want them to learn. Let's think about it. If you first say no, then your NO must remain as a NO! If your child is pressuring you to give in OR constantly whining or crying OR constantly... Continue Reading →

School Begins…

... so let's remember to start the school year with important routines from the very first day. Routines from the very beginning ensure that your child understands the responsibilities of school and the importance of their education. First of all, all children need several hours of sleep. They need to go to bed early in... Continue Reading →

It’s just easier!

It's just easier to take over as a parent. As a parent we tend to do things for our child/children instead of waiting for our child/children to complete the task for themselves. For example:      It's just easier for you to tie their shoes.      It's just easier to tell your child what to... Continue Reading →

Communication

Communication with your child is the key to their own knowledge and understanding of life situations and to their understanding of the emotions of each individual within the family unit. Children, when they are young, are open and honest; they only learn to lie and not be truthful based on their own experiences and interactions... Continue Reading →

Summer Heat!

One child left in a heated car by themselves is one child too many! As you go shopping or any place you go in the summer, why would you leave your child alone in a car unattended, especially in the heat? Do you realize how HOT your car gets within just a few minutes? Leaving... Continue Reading →

Questions or comments about parenting?

Do you have any stories about your children? Do you have any insight to share about parenting? Do you have any questions you may need answers to in order to get a different viewpoint about things in general or about something specific? We, as parents, need to work together to be the best parent we... Continue Reading →

Caring Enough to Notice

If we really care about raising our children to be the best part of us, then, as parents, we must care about everything in their lives and make sure we pay attention to every little moment. We are all so busy in our own lives; working, paying bills, hobbies/activities, visiting family and/or friends, school, shopping,... Continue Reading →

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