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 →
You are more important than you think!
Your children will become what they learn from you.
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 →
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 →
A Mother’s Guilt? Part two…
There are so many parents who want to protect their children, but at what cost? So many parents say they want to protect their children from pain, but this is something we can't possibly do 100% of the time! Let's think about it...is this something that is healthy for your child, to be protected from... Continue Reading →
A Mother’s Guilt?
There are so many woman who would love to stay home with their children each and every day, but unfortunately are not able to do so because of the amount of money it takes to raise a child in this century. So many mothers say they stayed home with their first and/or second child, but... 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 →