100 Ways to be Kind to your Child -- these are things I try to do daily, but sometimes it's a good idea to remind myself.

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.

Anger With Kids: Here are some suggestions that can help you stay calm and know how to control anger with kids. #Parenting

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. raising children, kids, #kids parenting

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

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

List of tasks children can master, by age, to gradually gain independence

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

These things matter.

75 Things to do with your kids. Traditions they will remember. Someone wrote: "Best list I've ever seen! So many things I'd never heard or thought of!"

Things to remember when each age is difficult

list of things one mom uses when her kids leave their stuff out all over the house. Seems like a lot more fun than nagging!! Awesome~

Three Unbelievably Simple Parenting Ideas: 1) Children need a minimum of 8 touches a day to feel connected to a parent. 2) Each day, children need one meaningful eye-to-eye conversation with a parent. 3) There are nine minutes during the day that can have the greatest impact on a child: the first three minutes right after they wake up, the three minutes after they come home from school, and the last three minutes of the day before they go to bed.

How to Apologize to Your Child {Positive Parenting}

Blog about the truly important things in life.

MUST PIN for both parents and/or teachers --- Life Skills - what kids should be able to do for themselves by age. Great list to reference. Lots of other great stuff on her site too!

How to Establish Quiet Time for Kids Who No Longer Nap...it works and keeps you sane

Mommy Fun Fact #23… nurturing self esteem in kids