How to teach children to tell the truth. We can't expect our children to be honest if we are lying. Set a good example. We can't expect them to want to tell the truth if we scare and offer punishment. Discipline not punishment.
The 50 best read-aloud chapter books for young kids
Reading with my oldest baby girl The 50 Best Read-Aloud Chapter Books for Young Kids . Except for Ivy & Bean. Those books have inappropriate topics and use language/behaviors I would not tolerate from my children.
Equality doesn't mean Justice== I think I'd like it better if it was equality does not mean fairness. Justice doesn't really translate well to first graders, but they all know about being equal and fair!
Help Kids Deal with Hurtful Comments - Tips for helping your child stand up for themselves when dealing with mean comments from other kids. A great way to help prepare your child for Kindergarten. :: Back to School
If You're Not Grounding Your Kids Like This Mom, You're Doing It Wrong
A point based chore chart for grounding. Assign points to the punishment and for chores around the house. To get ungrounded the child must complete chores. It could take a day or a month, it's up to your child! Seems like it would work SO much better than
Every time you catch someone doing something kind, you put THEIR name on a piece of paper ALONG WITH the act of kindness. Then you SIGN the paper with YOUR name and put it the jar. At the end of each week draw from the jar for an award