Encouragement vs. Praise: Why the Differentiation Matters - Positive Parenting Solutions
It can’t be bad to compliment our children, can it? The truth is, commending kids is complicated. Find out why distinguishing between praise and encouragement is more important than you think.
After School Conversation Starters - iMom
The “after school” hour can be a great time to connect with your kids. Here are 18 “After School Conversation Starters” to help you get connected.
Why our Kids Should do Age Appropriate Chores
Summer break started this week at our house and that means more time than normal for my kids! They get their share of hanging out with friends, swimming at the pool and attending camps, but
World Record Date - The Dating Divas
Looking to try something totally NEW for date night? How about setting a world record? Yep- you just might be able to check that off of your bucket list!
Simple Words To Avoid Power Struggles
Children hear 432 negative words per day on average which can lead to negative behavior. Here are simple words to avoid power struggles.
Internet Terms and Acronyms Parents MUST Know
Did your kids get a phone, a tablet or something similar for Christmas? No matter their age they are likely finding a way to chat and text with others. It's sca
Respect for Bio Families, Birth Families, First Families Please - Attempting Agape: Foster Care Adoption, Photographer in Minneapolis, MN
Attempting Agape was founded by foster care adoption mom, Alisa as a foster care adoption blog, she also is a social services contractor, non-profit consultant, provides adoption and foster care gifts, as well as a natural light photographer in Minneapolis, MN
This is a post I originally wrote in April 2013. Many of you are new here, so I thought I would bring back some of the basics in the following weeks. Hope you enjoy. ************* In Chris Cleave’s novel Little Bee, he writes Little Bee’s thoughts, “Take it from me, a scar does not form on…
Effective Discipline Strategies for Adoptive & Foster Families - Dr. Karyn Purvis
"Effective Discipline Strategies for Adoptive & Foster Families" by Dr. Karyn Purvis, presented at the 2008 Tapestry Adoption & Foster Care Conference.