10 Habits to Strengthen Your Relationship with Your Child. Pinner says: TRULY SOME OF THE BEST PARENTING ADVICE I HAVE EVER COME ACROSS. A MUST READ! ...That connection is also the only reason children willingly follow our rules. Kids who feel strongly connected to their parents WANT to cooperate.
a 'calm down jar' - shake the jar and the child has to watch the jar until the glitter settles. great alternative to using 'time out' as calm down time. (use plastic jar so if it gets thrown in a fit of anger you don't have glitter everywhere!)