Teaching children the right thing to do or say versus the wrong thing to do or say can be be tricky. First of all, we all need to know right from wrong before we even attempt to teach our children what is right and what is wrong. How do we determine right from wrong? Ask... Continue Reading →
The Movie: Amazingly Interesting!
It amazes me that this one person did everything he could to make a difference in this world. I must say that this is a BIG deal, especially in today's society. We all need to learn at least one lesson from Mister Fred Rogers or from this movie. "Being a parent does not mean being... Continue Reading →
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 →
...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 →
BE THERE! UNCONDITIONALLY!
If you make the decision to have a child, then you are making the decision to BE THERE for your child. Your child is not there for you, you are there for your child. Your child is not there to do what you say or what you want or what you need. Your child is... Continue Reading →
Are you giving your kids Power?
Temper Tantrums are the first way we can give a child power. If you say no, then it is no, no matter what! Giving in to your child after he or she is having a temper tantrum is telling that child it is okay to change your mind based on the drama they are exhibiting... Continue Reading →
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 →
As parents, we are raising adults!
You have to decide what kind of adult you want to raise before actually raising your child. Then and only then can you raise the child to be the person you think they should be as an adult. Think about it...once your child becomes the person they were raised to be, then and only then... Continue Reading →