Great blog post on natural consequences for kids undesirable actions...some really good ideas
14 tips for Helping Children Strengthen Emotional Intelligence. Easy stuff, but it can go a long way in terms of setting kids up to manage emotions as an adult.
How to get kids to listen without YELLING! FREE live Webinars. Learn skills you can use that same day!
An Alternative View of Tantrums and Emotional Upsets Best parenting piece I have ever read. ...I just read this, amazing (pin now, read later)
Motherhood Ideas: 1. Movie Night: every Friday 2. Interviews: ask family questions, figure out goals 3. Lunch Dates: Once a month take child out of school lunch for a date 4. Mother's Day Letters: Write love letter to child each year 5. Clean Ten: When things get cluttered, say "clean 10" and everyone picks up 10 things 6. Late Nights: Each kid gets 1 night a week to stay up 15 mins later for 1 on 1 attention time 7. Happies and Sads: At dinner take turns saying best part of day and w...
Quirky Discipline Rules That Work.
Growing A Jeweled Rose: Money Saving Tips for the Growing Family
Teaching how to hold pencil: cut two holes in an old sock for the index finger and thumb. The other fingers remain in the sock. Genius!!
I love this! I wish I had started with Kindergarten!! Memory binders. As an alternative to scrapbooking EVERY scrap of special paper the kids receive, do these memory binders. Just as special and much less effort.
I love this!
how to potty train in 1 week. Gonna need this soon
Love this!!! 5 minutes of hand-holding for sibling conflict. If you disrespect your sibling? 5 minutes of hand-holding. If you raise your voice to your sibling? 5 minutes of hand-holding. If you make fun of your sibling? 5 minutes of hand-holding.
10 Things Not to Say to Your Kids. ----The Kid Counselor ™ this is awesome!
Positive reinforcement - Put a cotton ball, marble, pom-pom, etc. in every time you catch your child being good. Do something special when it's full. This is exactly what I need instead of focusing on the bad.
this is a great piece - based on posts off the author's Facebook page from other parents - about ways to stay chill.
Six Ways to Keep the "Good" in Your Boy: Guiding Your Son from His Tweens to His Teens by Dannah Gresh.“A lot of parents are afraid of these kinds of conversations. You should be more afraid of not having them.”
6 tips for potty training boys!
Take a picture of the first and last day of school to see how much they change over the year
The Secrets Of Infant Learning
Type in any word(s) and this website will generate handwriting worksheets.
Another pinner said "I loved this life skills list! It gave me lots of ideas on things I want to work on with my children, in fun ways. If more people knew how to do all of these things well before adult life, it would make the adjustment a lot easier."
Scan children's art work and then print out in smaller size. Frame. Now make art gallery in hallways of your children's art:)
Some EXCELLENT ideas here! 5 Things You Can Do with Your BABY to Make it Easier to Potty Train Them Later. Some smart stuff. - worth a try