Help your kids understand what goes into a real, true friendship. The characteristics of what will make them a good friend and qualities that make a good friend. How you can support healthy friendships and teach your child how to be a good friend.
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 :)
What a good idea- Clutter Jail. If the kids leave it out, it goes in the clutter jail and they have to draw a card out of the community chest and complete the task to get their stuff back. Great way to teach responsibility.
A Guide for Teaching Your Child How to Respond to Peer Rejection
A better way to say sorry! This totally works! - An amazing article on the 4 step process way to apologize. Every parent and every teacher needs to read this. Written about the classroom but needs to be incorporated in the home too!
Sometimes it's good to listen. Really listen. To your kids. Take a moment to talk with your kids this week. Ask a few questions. You may be surprised at what you find out! I think this can apply even to adult children!