sweet questions to ask a child at bedtime to encourage building your relationship. love these.

What is something that made you smile today? What is something that made you sad today? What is something that you learned today?

What amazing advice!! A must-read!

Here are some wise words for the next time your children talk back.

The Interrupt Rule - A simple tool to teach your children how to respectfully interrupt their elders. This rule allows the adult to wait for a natural break in their conversation before addressing the needs of a child. It completely changed the dynamic of our home.

From the Mouths of Moms Overly Emotional Child

20 Mom & Son Date Ideas

10 Things Every Mom Can Teach Her Son to Be a Real Man

Building Character for Boys - Work and Responsibility. The post has a free printable Bible study that kids can do, or families can do together - AWESOME!

I need this for my office!

20 Mommy Son dates - great ways to connect

Good Resource

a story about how giving your child time now will impact how they give you time in the future.

Mini Challenges 1 a week to strengthen your relationship with your kids

New Research Shows that Kids With Patient Moms Have Larger Hippocampus (Area of the Brain). But What is a Mom to Do if the Kids Constantly Fight and Whine? Child expert gives ideas on keeping your cool

7 ways to make the most of your time while they are little. This is truly an amazing list for moms. - SUCH A GREAT LIST!! I'm doing some, sometimes, but I would definitely like to start more of these traditions!

21 Questions Your Daughter Really Needs You To Ask

20 ways to make your child feel special on their birthday!

As parents it is our job to show our children that we love them in a tangible way. While saying I love you is important – showing that we love our children is equally important. Here is a list of things to help motivate you to say I love you to your children through your actions. Always remember that you can never show your children too much love.

I must have one for my 2nd child

Calm Down Jar - A creative approach to time-out. Child first shakes the jar to get their frustrations out, then they're asked to wait until the glitter has all settled on the bottom. That's when time-out is over. I think I need one of these...