7 things not to say to your toddler and suggestions on what to say instead... I wish everyone who deals with a child at anytime would read this! When you tell a child "no", "stop that", "don't do that" all day... I would tune you out too!!!
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.
Healthy Self-Esteem in Kids: 10 Things Parents Can DO to Help
Helping kids become aware of their PERSONAL RIGHTS is a great start to helping them develop HEALTHY SELF-ESTEEM! from "Healthy Self-Esteem in Kids: 10 Things Parents Can DO to Help" at One Time Through parenting
Find the Positive: "Hugging hands" instead of don't hit. "Walking feet" instead of don't run. Make up your own: "Whisper voice" instead of stop yelling. "Mommy's listening" for the whining times. "Love time" as a break when child is upset, fussy or clinging (then give your child attention and cuddles). Teach respect and proper communication techniques. Remember to keep your patience too :)