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Fill your children with good thoughts before they go to bed. Ask them about their favorite part of the day, praise them for a good deed, pray with them, and tell them they’re the best gift God ever gave you. They’ll fall asleep feeling ten feet tall. #parenting

Fill your children with good thoughts before they go to bed. Ask them about their favorite part of the day, praise them for a good deed, pray with them, and tell them they’re the best gift God ever gave you. They’ll fall asleep feeling ten feet tall. #parenting

The way we talk to our children becomes their inner voice - Your Modern Family

The way we talk to our children becomes their inner voice

This is amazingly true, surprisingly even with very small children. How can you expect them to follow directions, when you won't even listen to their requests? Keep in mind that listening giving in are two different things.

This is amazingly true, surprisingly even with very small children. How can you expect them to follow directions, when you won't even listen to their requests? Keep in mind that listening giving in are two different things.

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Being needed gives kids a healthy sense of significance and purpose. Give them jobs that if not done will result in consequences for other people. As much as possible, set up systems and structures that truly depend on the child's participation.

VALIDATE FEELINGS - A Positive Discipline Tool Card...yes...all of the above...and when they cannot figure it out for themselves, give them options that might help them! Up with feelings!

VALIDATE FEELINGS - A Positive Discipline Tool Card...yes...all of the above...and when they cannot figure it out for themselves, give them options that might help them! Up with feelings!

"Imagination is the language of childhood. Playing with our children may sound like nonsense to us but it sounds like love to our children." L.R.Knost ----------------------------------------------------

"Imagination is the language of childhood. Playing with our children may sound like nonsense to us but it sounds like love to our children." L.R.Knost ----------------------------------------------------

10 Strategies For Encouraging Your Kids To Confide In You

10 Strategies for Encouraging Your Kids to Confide in You

A Positive Discipline Tool Card One of the biggest mistakes some parents and teachers make, when they decide to do Positive Discipline, is becoming too permissive because they don’t want to be punitive. Some mistakenly believe they are being kind when they rescue their children, and protect them from all disappointment. This is not being kind; it is being permissive. Being kind means to be respectful of the child and of yourself. It is not respectful to pamper children.

A Positive Discipline Tool Card One of the biggest mistakes some parents and teachers make, when they decide to do Positive Discipline, is becoming too permissive because they don’t want to be punitive. Some mistakenly believe they are being kind when they rescue their children, and protect them from all disappointment. This is not being kind; it is being permissive. Being kind means to be respectful of the child and of yourself. It is not respectful to pamper children.