For all you moms with daughters - Good to remember.especially in the teenage years when she'll probably hate you. ~ 25 Rules for Mothers & Daughters ~ brought a tear to my eye! I will definitely be doing this some of these with my God-daughter!
Make It More Likely Your Child Will Stay Christian
Fun idea: If you don't pick something up after one warning, mom confiscates it and puts it in a "Ransom Rubbage" box. The only way you can get it back is to draw a task from the envelope attached to the box lid. Some tasks are hilarious!
Game for teaching manners. "My kids beg me to play this game. Mom and dad always lose; our kids now have better manners than we do." Designed for table manners but could be adapted for use in other places!
I find this a good guideline but not without exceptions. find what seems right for your family and find out when it makes sense to enforce your rules and when extra screen time is needed because of special circumstances.
Practice letter writing with the munchkins? If you write a letter to a character at Disney (Walt Disney World Communications PO Box 10040 Lake Buena Vista, FL they will send you an autographed photo back.cute Christmas presents for the little ones!
When You're Tired of Kids Complaining: 15 Ways to Happier, Grateful Kids
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!