What kids need to know most of all...this is the example of Jesus for all of us. How perfect to see this pin on Maundy Thursday.

What kids need to know most of all...this is the example of Jesus for all of us. How perfect to see this pin on Maundy Thursday.

6 ways to help children when they are frustrated.  This would be great to send home with parents!

6 ways to help children when they are frustrated. This would be great to send home with parents!

"Calm down" is a phrase that we all use, especially with kids when experiencing intense emotions. Here are some alternative phrases that just might yield better results, and an action plan to put them in place.

Why Saying "Calm Down" To Your Kids Doesn't Actually Work

"Calm down" is a phrase that we all use, especially with kids when experiencing intense emotions. Here are some alternative phrases that just might yield better results, and an action plan to put them in place.

These fun First Day of School Printables are so cute (and they're free, too!).

First Day of School Printables

By having a calm conversation, parents are teaching their children self-control. Expressing anxiety is contagious—and so is calm. Remaining calm sets an example for your children and this skill will have a positive effect on all of their future relationships. Even as an adult, do you like it when someone yells at you? The reality is yelling doesn't make anyone hear you any better. In fact, it’s intimidating, threatening and can cause you to tune them out. #quote

By having a calm conversation, parents are teaching their children self-control. Expressing anxiety is contagious—and so is calm. Remaining calm sets an example for your children and this skill will have a positive effect on all of their future relationships. Even as an adult, do you like it when someone yells at you? The reality is yelling doesn't make anyone hear you any better. In fact, it’s intimidating, threatening and can cause you to tune them out. #quote

Wondering when you should talk to kids about sex? And what to tell them? How do…

How to Have “The Talk” with Your Kids: A Step By Step Plan Every Parent Needs

Wondering when you should talk to kids about sex? And what to tell them? How do…

Get down on their level, look in their eyes, speak to them calmly, and remind them that you do not like their behavior, but you love them no matter what. -Shelby aka MamaBear

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