10 Little Things to Bring Peace into Your Home - love this!!
When a child is unfriendly, they have to pick a random act of kindness. This is a great tool for redirection instead of disciplining.
Without my sister, I have no idea where I'd be today. She's been my rock and she's stepped up to the plate during these past 5 years when I needed her the most. We may not have always got along, but things have changed and I'm so glad they have. She's my best friend and I'm so thankful to have her in my life!
Dad kept this graduation gift a secret for 13 years. He got every teacher, coach, principal, etc., since kindergarten to write a memory of/for his daughter in Dr. Seuss' "Oh, The Places You'll Go". Gave it to her on her high school graduation. Such a wonderful, sweet idea!
This is one of THE BEST LDS idea blogs I have ever seen! An awesome mom's collection of so many great ideas for teaching kids about the Book of Mormon, Christmas, Easter, Family Proclamation, General Conference, Halloween, Sundays (Quiet Books, etc.), Thanksgiving, The Living Christ, Valentine's Day, etc. Everything!
Over 1,900 Cheap and Free Things to Do (In Utah) During Summer Vacation
33 ways that you can give back with your children!
Service Activity: Secret Service game.
Great Idea!!! This is a good way to teach a child to take care of what is theirs and be responsible for their messes. I am not sure that I'd give cash for the second item. I'd make them do a second chore or pay for second item with their cash. I did this as a teacher. Every item left in my room cost .25 to get back. All money collected went to a charity we voted on as a class.
Good idea to keep kids accountable for their stuff/toys!
Why didn't I know this sooner?! Safety filter on YouTube for Kids. This is a MUST READ for any parent!! Kids love watching funny videos on YouTube, but they can easily venture into the UNKNOWN. Step by step instructions on how to turn on YouTube SafeSearch. It should only take 10 minutes!
Change the way you think to short circuit your anger. Do you find yourself falling into any of these thought patterns?