Time outs don't work. 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.
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The Uh Oh Bucket - You left it out MOM picked it up She's got your stuff you're out of LUCK to get it back must do a CHORE again it is yours just like before - Love it! My only fear is that my stuff will be in the uh oh bucket.
25 manners for kids. I am surprised by the lack of manners these days! When I was growing up, it was an atrocity if you did not use your manners. I am thankful my children were taught these very manners, because my parents instilled them in me as well.
future: Toddler Tantrums- why they happen and some ways to deal with them. What are your creative tips for dealing with tantrums? This is exactly what I needed to read! Parenting doesn't come with a manual but this helped.
A Calm Down Jar. Shake the jar and the child has to watch the jar until the glitter settles. What is a mind jar? It’s a jar full or glitter glue, glitter and water. Swirl it around and relax while you watch the glitter fall to the bottom of the jar.