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 worst
instead of saying "don't argue with me" say..."I know you want my answer to be different, but it will not change." THIS IS SO WONDERFUL.!!!!! A good list, and it's all based on peer-reviewed research. If it doesn't jive with what you've been doing, reconsider, and then research. You may find that her tips result in more effective parenting for you.