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12 Kids' Symptoms You Should Never Ignore. The wait-and-see approach is fine for some kids' health problems. But not these.

12 Kids' Symptoms You Should Never Ignore

12 Kids' Symptoms You Should Never Ignore. The wait-and-see approach is fine for some kids' health problems. For my friends with kiddos!

10 Things To Teach Your Kids Before Their First Date. This is such a good list, 10 things for both boys and girls.  I especially loved the boy list.  Wish more parents of boys would teach them these things.

For the Parents on my friend's list: 10 Things To Teach Your Kids Before Their First Date. This is such a good list, 10 things for both boys and girls. I especially loved the boy list. Wish more parents of boys would teach them these things.

No one wants a spoiled child, but we all want our kids to know they are loved.  Luckily giving kids what they need most doesn't have to cost a penny!  Don't miss these five important ways to lavish love on your children without creating a sense of entitlement.

5 Ways to Lavish Love on Your Kids

No one wants a spoiled child, but we all want our kids to know they are loved. Luckily giving kids what they need most doesn't have to cost a penny! Don't miss these 5 important ways to lavish love on your children without creating a sense of entitlement.

Teaching Toddlers Patience--practical suggestions (and distracting them isn't one of them)! Awesome awesome site with behavior advice for parents.... Just in case

Dr. B Teaches Toddlers Patience (It's About Time!!!)

Teaching Toddlers Patience--practical suggestions (and distracting them isn't one of them)! Awesome awesome site with behavior advice for parents, how about a pin on teaching mommies patience?

15 Ways to Happier, Grateful Kids?  Because, yep, it's time here to hit a reset first thing this week

15 Happy Ways to Teach Kids to be Grateful

I love this for home, but even more so for school. What great ways to encourage kids to be grateful for many things, including each other! 15 Easy, Fun Ways to Teach Kids to be Grateful--Wow. Every mom should read this!

Over the next week, two of my boys have birthdays that end in "teen."  Today, Jonah stepped fresh and eager into his thirteenth year.  Next Saturday, Josiah will swagger his way into fifteen.  How ...

What a Teenage Boy Needs Most from his Mom

I nearly cried reading this. Like she crawled right into my already-spinning-head and stopped all the second-guessing that comes when you're the mother of a teenage boy.What a Teenage Boy Needs Most from his Mom - Monica Swanson good advice!

What an awesome resource for teaching kids about family responsibility, earning money, saving, spending and even giving!

Kids' Responsibility & Money Management Printables Pack: morning and evening routine charts, chore charts, spend/save/share DIY piggy bank labels, earning goal sheets and more! awesome way to teach kids responsibilities & saving for a rainy day!

10 Things Not to Say to a Child -- great advice on how to re-phrase common parenting statements to be more positive and productive - always helps to read these again!!!

10 Things Not to Say to Your Kids

10 Things Not to Say to a Child -- great advice on how to re-phrase common parenting statements to be more positive and productive - wow . These are fantastic tips! These also apply to being a better communicative teacher!

Starting with age 5, have a family rule that your child makes their bed every day--and then don't fix their work. This post has 100 ideas to help you tame the chaos in your home (and your life)--this is just one tip! These are really great tips for the whole house!!

Starting with age have a family rule that your child makes their bed every day–and then don’t fix their work. This post has 100 ideas to help you tame the chaos in your home (and your life)–this is just one tip! @ DIY Home Design

1) Kids need a minimum of 8 touches a day to feel connected to a parent. If they’re going through a challenging time, it’s a min. of 12 a day. Such as-fixing a collar, a pat on shoulder, a simple hug. 2) Each day children need one meaningful eye-to-eye conversation with a parent.  3) 9 minutes for greatest impact on a child: the first 3 minutes–right after they wake up the 3 minutes after they come home from school, and the last 3 minutes of the day, before they go to bed.

Three Unbelievably Simple Parenting Ideas: Children need a minimum of 8 touches a day to feel connected to a parent. Each day, children need one meaningful eye-to-eye conversation with a parent. There are nine minutes during the day that can have

Top 50 Apps for Your Kids

Top 50 iPhone/iPad apps for children----too bad we don't have a classroom one!

How to Stop Whining and Crying

How to Stop the Whining and Crying in Kids

How to Stop the Whining and Crying in Your Home - Meaningful Mama. "Under control with a happy heart"

Tips for making your child confident --- to have a great self esteem!

building self esteem in kids - setting kids up for success

15 tips for nurturing self esteem in kids - A great resource for raising confident kids

In a world full of entitlement, how do we teach our children to be accountable for their actions?

Teaching your children accountability

In a world full of entitlement, how do we teach our children to be accountable for their actions? How to teach your child accountability.(pinning for my reference)

End child nagging & negotiating with just three simple words! I've been trying this in my own home and it's worked so far!

End child nagging & negotiating with just three simple words. It only takes three simple words: “Asked and Answered.