The one easy change that will make young kids listen to you more
One of the most frustrating things about raising a young child is having a 2 or 3-year-old not listening to anything you say. When my son was a toddler, I found it so hard to
“Thank you for making dinner, Momma.” “Thank you for my new toy.” “Thank you for reading to me.” “Bee, thanks for the balloon. Thanks for getting my favorite color.” When I hear my boys say these things, unprompted by me, I feel…well…thankful. I am grateful that they are starting to appreciate what they have and …
How to Connect with Your Child Using Love Languages
Children express and experience love in different ways. It’s common to have different love languages within a family and it can be tricky to navigate. However, once you do learn your child’s love language, it can make all the difference in your relationship and their happiness.
Become a More Positive Parent
The beginners guide to positive parenting. Become a more positive parent by following these 6 principles.
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CRETE DAY 2- Another colored chart describing the difference between discipline and punishment. Reactive vs. proactive
6 Ways to Help Your Child Overcome the Fear of Failure
As a teacher, I’ve noticed one factor that consistently holds students back in the classroom: fear of failure. When my students are afraid to fail, they typically respond to challenges in one of two ways: They give up before they even begin, preferring to avoid the possibility of failure. They get upset and down on themselves when they don’t get something right the first time, resulting in anxiety and poor performance. I’ve started to notice that my two-year-old daughter, too, gets…
25 Things You Can Do Right Now To Build a Child’s Confidence
Confidence is vitally important to a child’s future happiness, health, and success. Confident children are better equipped to deal with peer pressure, responsibility, frustrations, challenges, and both positive and negative emotions. And what is the key factor in developing a child’s confidence? YOU! The child’s parents and teachers. No pressure, right? Don’t worry—building a child’s confidence doesn’t have to be an intimidating or complicated task. Use these 25 research-based, immediately…