My consequence board we did for the kids last night. I have it hanging in the kitchen. And if they do something on the board, I ask them to go read the consequence, and that is their punishment. Time to straighten those two out.
Fun fact: Today, November 13th is World Kindness Day. Kindness is an incredibly important, yet not altogether often acknowledged character quality that pretty much makes the world go ’round! So in the spirit of spreading kindness, here are a few easy ideas to inspire kindness in your …
I'm a big fan of this breakdown on Santa. I appreciated the idea behind Santa as a child, but this letter from a child's parents just smashes the nail on the head for me. I dislike the idea of "robbing" the magic of Christmas from my children with "the truth", but with a message like this I don't feel as though I have to anymore. Awesome.
10 Things To Teach Your Kids Before Their First Date. This is such a good list, 10 things for both boys and girls. I especially loved the boy list. Wish more parents of boys would teach them these things.
Rules of the House – Getting your kids to listen. Most of these are great, except for the no playing in the hallway (who cares if the kids are playing so long as they're behaving) and it bugs me that they called it the "meal table" instead of the dinner table lol. Also, how is "clean up after yourself" not on this list?