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 →

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 →

Does every kid deserve a prize?

I read an article All Is Not Fair by Karin Fuller on familycircle.com in 2011. The reason why I feel the need to discuss this now, in 2017, is I feel that it is still important in our world today. It is definitely something, we as parents, need to consider or think about when having our... Continue Reading →

So many school supplies are requested at this time of the year! Does your child have to purchase school supplies? Are they given a list of specific items to buy? For all the schools that do ask for basic school supplies (notebooks, folders, pencils, pens, paper, etc.) some parents feel that the school supply list... Continue Reading →

DIVORCE and PARENTING

Unfortunately, divorce is something that couples may have to go through at some point in their lives. This is why, when it comes to divorce, there needs to be thoughts about this divorce from the point of view of your child/children. This is ultimately the end of their family unit! This is a word that may cause... Continue Reading →

Do all parents teach values?

I have always loved this poem by Dorothy Law Nolte, Children Learn What They Live:  I guess what I always loved about this poem is how true all of these statements actually are to a child. Each child will become what they learn from every person that is a part of their life. Thinking about... Continue Reading →

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