Is your goal to raise children that are independent with good character and values? Research supports the importance of daily chores and responsibilities and the positive impact they have on a family. Wondering what age to start assigning tasks? Need ideas to get started? The Importance of Chores for Children (Printable Chore Chart Included)
I hate when parents only yell at their kids for what they do wrong. I discourage yelling in our home. Kids listen better to talking it out. Praising them for what they do well is just as important. I can't image how some kids home lives can be. I'm so glad we get to be my boys parent's. They won't grow up in a home filled with arguing.
Re-purposed Ideas Weekly #22 – Caught Ya Being Good Jar
What do you do with a day that seems to go all wrong? Turn your day around with these quick tips to be a better mom in the small moments! Take 5 seconds to show your kids they are valued and loved in your home.
Have you ever lost your temper only to see your child watching you? If you need to apologize to your child, here are some great tips to make it effective. Apology Accepted: How to Apologize to Your Child
Apology Accepted: How to Apologize to Your Child - Tickling the Wheat
I really like routines. Really. You can only build up something from a strong base. Safety swag. I actually clean the whole house every day, but I actually enjoy cleaning the whole house every day. Kind of like do the "Daily" part, and randomly do the rest of in the other rooms through the week. I'll definetly try this organizing of housework, it is totally worth a try!
"Forced apologies don’t teach true remorse and reconciliation... Parents can set kids up for sincere reconciliation. ...Restitution consequences encourage personal responsibility and usually end with one child feeling cared for and the other feeling caring."
8 Ways To Save A Bad Day: Whether I am grumpy, frustrated, happy, silly, angry, anxious, or patient, the mood is contagious. We all feed off each other’s emotions. So, I can choose to keep the day going along the same path (no thanks), or I can do something to change it! Here’s what works for us when things are getting a little crazy… *Great read for parents
Life Skills For Children: We have compiled 10 skills for you that will help you understand the importance of life skills for children which are very useful and universally acknowledged for kids to learn. #parenting