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 →

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 →

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 →

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 →

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 →

Take Action!

Do you have parenting plans for 2019? Is it time to take action? Develop new strategies? Develop new techniques? Become the parent you always wanted to be?  Do you have plans to be a "better" parent (whatever that may entail for you)? Do you have plans to be a better listener? A better teacher? A better... Continue Reading →

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