If you're not crying by the end of this article, parents, you're doing a much better job at this parenting thing than I am! Amazing article!!

9 activity suggestions perfect for encouraging children to discharge their big emotions safely and in socially acceptable ways.

11 Ways To Raise A Grateful Child...


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.

5 Ways to Help Your Child Deal With Rejection - rejection is hard enough for adults to deal with but can be even harder for our children to deal with all of the emotions that come from feeling rejected. Here are a few things you can do to help them. #blessedbeyondcrazy #parenting

10 Ways To Control Your Anger When Dealing With Kids

I love this. "I love you too much to let you behave like that."

A few new ways to loosen the reigns and be a fun mom!

Rewarding the kids with things they get to do instead of things they get to have

These things matter.

7 things to teach children if they get lost.

Eight Ways to Deal with Anger as a Parent. Great article

"Technology Tickets". Each Sunday give the kids 10 tickets. Each ticket = 30 minutes of t.v., game system, computer, etc. Tickets can be used consecutively, but when they are out they are out for the week. Loss of ticket for consequences - talking back, fighting, etc.

128 Ways to be a rockstar mom! So many great ideas! Some are pretty basic but can make a huge impact.

Think your kids are being raised to be kind? Think again. A Harvard researcher and psychologist has 5 ways to train your child to be kind and empathetic.

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.

20 Ways To Get Closer To Your Child Today

Good list

10 Ways to stop Yelling - very good suggestions about keeping your cool and developing a strong relationship with your child.

I am SO doing this. Take digital shots of your child's art work, then upload to snapfish to make a picture book. You can toss the piles of old artwork, but save the book.