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.
So that's preventive maintenance. Children raised with empathy, roughhousing, special time, routines and scheduled meltdowns are better able to regulate their emotions, and therefore their behavior. So you can spend more time laughing and connecting, and less time in the breakdown lane.
When my family moved a few miles away to a smaller town last year, we swapped a huge school district for a smaller, more rural one, a push mower for a broken down riding one that my hubby fixed and city sewage for our very own septic system (just don’t play in the sprinklers). And …
h keeping up with his stubborn antics. I spent yesterday cleaning a whole bottle of honey off the kitchen floor, rewashing a load of towels he tossed in the bathtub, fixing a broken screen door he kicked through, and rescuing my daughter’s favorite toy from the toilet… 3 times, and that was all before we even left for church in the morning. I needed the reminder that p