January 24 is National Compliment Day. Parents, may this list of ideas inspire you to offer compliments to those you care about. Dinner Table Compliments: At dinner, allow each family member a turn to give a compliment to another family member. Be sure and teach and model compliments to kids.
Parents, what power struggle moments are you dreading tomorrow? Making sure your child is out of bed? Keeping your child on the move to get ready each morning? Homework battles? Dinnertime? Getting your child to clean up a messy room? Bedtime? Which one of these is the worst for you?
1. Number of Children: Two–Norah is 7 and Cedar is 3 2. How you first learned about Positive Discipline . . . . Before I ever imagined becoming a parent, I taught parenting classes. Man, those parents must have laughed at my confident instructions on parenting. The organization I worked for didn’t
The definition of insanity: doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results I need to remember the line above myself. This past weekend, I reminded myself of this exact message. For some reason, I’d been addressing an issue with my child in the same way over
Positive Discipline A-Z, 1001 Solutions to Everyday Parenting Problems is a dictionary style book in which parents can look up child behaviors and find a variety of suggestions to try. Three authors came together to pack a lot of parenting advice into 316 pages: Jane Nelsen, Lynn Lott and Stephen Glenn. Read on
Adult coloring books – they’re everywhere! Grocery store checkout lines, bookstore shelves, craft store displays and online booksellers are all stocked with a plentiful variety of adult coloring books. A search for “coloring books” on Pinterest yields tons of results about the benefits of coloring, shading techniques, and free coloring book printables.