10 Habits to Strengthen Your Relationship with Your Child - Simple, everyday things. This is a good refresher to read every once in awhile because you can sometimes get "stuck" in a cycle and forget the simplicity in the beauty of connecting.
Consequences That Work. "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.
So going to institute this 'Clean your room' check list for kids! Laminate and use a dry erase marker. =) No more checking and rechecking - "Is my room clean yet, Mom?" Don't call me until the checklist is complete :)