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happy family habit #8 - establish a chatting spot. Part of a great series on the little things families can do to be happier together.

Such easy but impactful habits for our family - happy family habit #8 - establish a chatting spot. Part of a great series on the little things families can do to be happier together.

Get Your Kids to Talk: Establish a Chatting Spot - Modern Parents Messy Kids

happy family habit -establish a chatting spot to get kids talking.

Modern Parents . Messy Kids. Blog.

Good idea!

Happy Family Habit #8: Get Your Kids to Talk with a Chatting Spot - Modern Parents Messy Kids

Modern Parents Messy Kids - Page 2 of 85 - The best ideas on how to raise engaged kids, organize your life, and create a stylish home.

Happy Family Habits Archives - Modern Parents Messy Kids

Get Your Kids to Talk: Establish a Chatting Spot, a family post from the blog Modern Parents Messy Kids on Bloglovin’

Loving Life at Homefrom Loving Life at Home

25 Ways to Raise Capable, Confident Children

Good list

25 Ways to Raise Capable, Confident Children -- this is AMAZING -- finally something that gives a biblical approach to raising kids

25 Ways to Raise Capable, Confident Children Repinned by Apraxia Kids Learning. Come join us on Facebook at Apraxia Kids Learning Activities and Support- Parent Led Group.

25 Ways to Raise Capable, Confident Children. Dora's Comment: I found this article VERY valuable. I have bookmarked it for reference - so much win here...reminders of the basics and the reasons behind them.

25 Ways to Raise Capable, Confident Children... This is some of the best advice I have seen!

25 Ways to Raise Capable, Confident Children...a lot of these are good guidelines.

25 Ways to Raise Capable, Confident Children #kids Best Parenting Tips

"25 Ways to Raise Capable, Confident Children | Loving Life at Home"

Awesome article! 25 Ways to Raise Capable, Confident Children

25 Ways to raise confident children

Printable: Age Appropriate Chores for Kids

Teaching your kids to do chores at a young age is the key to developing a good habits in your children. #chores #children

quotes about children helping with chores | Printable: Age Appropriate Chores for Kids | Infographic A Day

Printable: Age Appropriate Chores for Kids...something I hadn't thought of...have them check younger kids chores...with 4 kids I will never have to clean again...ya right

pinterest 7 habits of happy kids | Printable: Age Appropriate Chores for Kids | Infographic A Day

Printable: Age Appropriate Chores for Kids @Juli Leonard Leonard Hall and @Alma Hall Hahn

Printable: Age Appropriate Chores for Kids heck yes, put them to work! haha

Printable: Age Appropriate Chores for Kids, luv this for my clients.

Printable: Age Appropriate Chores for Kids | Infographic A Day

chores for kids - Google Search

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5 Ways to Help Children Listen

5 ways to get kids to listen - perfect for preschoolers and under. MUST pin this one!

Gentle parenting, respectful parenting... 5 ways to get kids to listen - perfect for preschoolers and under. MUST pin this one!

5 ways to get kids to listen - perfect for preschoolers and under, but really great reminders for parents in all walks of life. Parenting Advice

5 ways to get kids to listen - perfect for preschoolers and under, no need to read a book, just simple, diy parenting tips ;)

5 ways to get kids to listen - perfect for preschoolers and under. MUST pin this one! I need all the parenting tips and positive parenting solutions I can get!

5 WAYS TO HELP CHILDREN LISTEN http://happilyevermom.com/2014/12/17/5-ways-to-get-your-child-to-listen/

25 Things You Need to Know about Raising Preschool Boys

5 Ways to Help Children Listen - Happily Ever Mom

5 Ways to Help Children Listen Great article

5 Ways to Help Children Listen

Modern Parents Messy Kidsfrom Modern Parents Messy Kids

Spring Cleaning Survival Kit Giveaway + One Simple Step to Bully-Proof Your Child

how to bully-proof your kids - good info. here

Bullying is becoming a more and more serious problem. Helpful tip for you and your kids - good info. here

How to Bully-Proof Your Kids {teach them what bullying is & how to deal with it} // http://www.modernparentsmessykids.com/2013/04/one-simple-step-to-bully-proof-your-kids-a-spring-cleaning-survival-kit-giveaway.html

The article talks about talking with your kids about bullying so they can identify it and have the words to say if it happens. It also shares about how to respond when they see bullying happen. I don't think it will "bully-proof" our kids but definitely powerful steps to take. After talking with our kids lets take the next step and pray for our kids!

how to bully-proof your kids(scroll to bottom)

How to bully-proof your kids #parent #tips

Your Modern Familyfrom Your Modern Family

33 things that I never want our children to forget

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Great list with tips for happier families! ... 33-things-our-children-will-always-remember | unstoppable moms and dads | modern family http://www.yourmodernfamily.com/kids-forget/#_a5y_p=2922667

Phew... Good reminders to be present! 33 things I never want our kids to forget

33 Things Our Children Will Always Remember | Your Modern Family

33 things I never want our kids to forget yourmodernfamily

"33 things I never want our kids to forget". Beautiful!

33 things I never want our kids to forget.

33 Things I Want Our Kids To Never Forget

33 Things Kids Should Remember

Good parenting advice

***Love this!***10 secrets to having a calmer happier family and home. I want to do these all!

10 secrets to having a calmer happier family and home. -- if I didn't know any better, I'd say that's Sophie on the far right but with longer hair!!!

Family photo-10 secrets to having a calmer happier family and home. Oh my heck super good read!

File for when we have kids: 10 secrets to having a calmer happier family and home.

Mother's little secrets : 10 ways to make life at home run more smoothly

11 Great parenting tips - great blog too

Cute family picture idea!

Cute family photo idea

10 motherhood secrets

MOM secrets

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How to respond when your child is disrespectful

Tired of your kids being rude and disrespectful? Yelling and punishment do not teach your kids to be respectful. Here are 7 positive ways to respond!

Tired of your kids being rude and disrespectful? Yelling and punishment do not teach your kids to be respectful. Here are 7 positive ways to respond! #parenting #tips #children #kids https://www.facebook.com/glidebikes

Tired of your kids being rude and disrespectful? Yelling and punishment do not teach your kids to be respectful. Here are 7 positive ways to respond.

Tired of your kids being rude and disrespectful? Yelling and punishment do not teach your kids to be respectful. Here are 7 positive ways to respond! Very good - reminds me of "1-2-3 magic and emotional coaching "

How to Respond When Your Child is Disrespectful - Imperfect Families

Positive ways to respond to disrespectful children

It's hard to see our kids sad, frustrated or discouraged. Instead of rushing to rescue them, let your children feel their feelings using these positive parenting tips!

7 things to teach children if they get lost.

7 things to teach children if they get lost- this is one of those things you want to pin but hope and pray they never been to be put into action!

7 things to teach children if they get lost. Here are seven of the tips that you should help your child to memorize, in order to keep them as safe as possible until assistance arrives.

7 things to teach children if they get lost...and pray they never have to use them!

7 things to teach children if they get lost - hopefully this never happens

7 things to teach children if they get lost. Very good info!!!

Good reminder. 7 things to teach children if they get lost.

7 things to teach Kiddo if s/he gets LOST! ☆

7 tips to tell your child if they get lost

...things I know now

This really is some good advice. Every child grows, learns, acts and deals with things differently. Being a parent takes time and a lot of patience. I need to remember this during the challenging times of raising a toddler

Love this, So true. So thankful I have a background in child development but I think every parent could use this as a reminder!

This really is some good advice. Every child grows, learns, acts and deals with things differently. Being a parent takes time and a lot of patience. Mistakes will be made, but if you always show your child love, you both will prosper. This is so true

I love this! So true for all kids and especially kids on the autism spectrum! The Best Parenting Advice I’ve Ever Read…. | Smart & Sassy Mom

I only have one child so far, but this is so true. All parents need to read this, and remember this when they get upset. Even me.

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The Best Parenting Advice I’ve Ever Read…. | Smart & Sassy Mom I love this, so true

Lessons Learned: Raising Kids. So true

Good advice and so true!

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!" @Katie Thorsness

75 Things to Do with Your Kids: Traditions they will remember... Best list Ive ever seen! So many things I'd never heard or thought of!

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!" http://cuegly.blogspot.com/2011/09/75-kid-activities.html

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!" Seriously fun things that are really easy and most include recycling!

75 fun Kid Activities. great list

Modern Parents Messy Kidsfrom Modern Parents Messy Kids

Parenting Hacks: 14 Habits of Happy Families

Parenting Hacks: 14 Habits of Happy Families - Modern Parents Messy Kids

Parenting Hacks: 14 Habits of Happy Families #FamilyofFaith

Parenting Hacks: 14 Habits of Happy Families.

Parenting tips for happy parents.

Happy Habits, Happy Families

Great for family routines

Parenting Hacks: 14 Habits of Happy Families, a family post from the blog Modern Parents Messy Kids on Bloglovin’

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10 Things Not to Say to Your Kids

10 things not to say to your kids. this is really good! Love the replacements for "good job."

I would be willing to bet that the person who wrote this does NOT have kids. OR they bought every book out there on raising kids...books really are NOT necessary.

10 Things Not to Say to Your Kids- great advice on how to re-phrase common parenting statements....especially "okay?". Completely awesome parenting advice.

10 Things Not to Say to Your Kids- great advice on how to re-phrase common parenting statements....This site has lots of great parenting ideas/tips!

Instead of saying "don't argue with me" say..."I know you want my answer to be different, but it will not change." THIS IS SO WONDERFUL... Good for teachers or parents. Helpful tips @Jessi Parrett Parrett Sterk

10 Things Not to Say to Your Kids A few things from the positive parenting class I took and enjoyed...and have forgotten. A good refresher.

10 Things Not to Say to Your Kids- 90% of the parenting advice I see on pinterest is crap, but this all seems pretty logical.

10 Things Not to Say to Your Kids- Good parenting advice or if you are an elementary teacher

10 things not to say to your kids. Positive parenting tips.

Advice for raising children...

Mama Smilesfrom Mama Smiles

Raising Siblings Who Get Along: Successful Parenting Secrets

Seven things we do to help our kids learn to get along.

Raising Kids Who Get Along - "Here are a few things we do to help them see one another as best friends!" #parenting #siblings

Seven things we do to help our kids learn to get along. ***common sense parenting. http://mamasmiles.com//raising-kids-who-get-along

Simple ways to help your kids learn to get along - smoothing the path to lifelong friendship. #parenting #siblings #kids

@Melissa Anderson Tips for raising kids who get along - helping them become friends for life. #parenting #siblings

Simple ways to help your kids learn to get along - smoothing the path to lifelong friendship. #parenting #siblings #kids Dating Tips you can find here : www.erelationshiptips.com

By EmailPosts SMALL HANDS CREATING HOPE « Developing Empathy    Raising Kids Who Get Along One of my primary goals as a parent is to raise children who get along with one another. My three kids may all love crafts and creating, but they each have their own, distinct personality – and I’m certain that number four will be no different. And distinct personalities mean we get personality clashes! Thank

Things we can do to raise siblings who get along.

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Raising kids who get along: parenting tips for bringing home a new baby and getting kids used to their new younger sibling.

*Must Read* 15 Things You Should Give Up To Be A Happier Parent

15 Things You Should Give Up To Be A Happier Parent. Such good advice. Something every veteran and new parents should read!!

*Must Read* 15 Things You Should Give Up To Be A Happier Parent. This is THE best parenting advice I have ever read

15 Things You Should Give Up To Be A Happier Parent and happier children. This list is a really good reminder

15 Things You Should Give Up To Be A Happy Parent: Give up “supposed to," Give up on keeping score, Give up force, Give up yelling, Give up your need to look perfect, Give up worry, Give up one-size-fits-all rules, Give up the food fight, Give up your role as events coordinator, Give up unhealthy self-sacrifice, Give up guilt, Give up one-sided decisions, Give up negative messages, Give up your own childhood story, & Give up on giving up.

15 Things You Should Give Up To Be A Happier Parent and have happier children.

15 Things You Should Give Up To Be A Happier Parent #parenting

15 Things You Should Give Up To Be A Happy Parent

Cute kid shot!

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How to Teach Stranger Danger

How to Teach Stranger Danger. These 8 tips are REALLY good.

tips for teaching stranger danger. With such a friendly child..... I'm terrified of strangers and am having a hard time trying to explain good and bad strangers.

tips for teaching kids about "stranger danger" or bad strangers vs good strangers. Common sense stuff but I haven't talked enough about this with my little ones.

Tips for teaching stranger danger. So important! I have the kid who will talk to anyone and everyone...

tips for teaching stranger danger - "Tell him that if a stranger offers him a treat or asks for help with a task, he is to say "NO!" loudly and walk away. Grown ups should ask grown ups for help."

8 Tips for teaching stranger danger. The different between good strangers and bad strangers.

tips for teaching kids about "stranger danger" or bad strangers vs good strangers.

tips for teaching stranger danger - good strangers and bad strangers.

8 Tips for Teaching Kids About Stranger Danger

Stranger Danger. Good vs. Bad Strangers.

14 tips for Helping Children Strengthen Emotional Intelligence. Easy stuff, but it can go a long way in terms of setting kids up to manage emotions as an adult.

14 tips for helping kids develop emotional intelligence - experts say it's the biggest predictor of life happiness

14 tips for Helping Children develop Emotional Intelligence This would be helpful for parents too!

14 tips for Helping Children develop Emotional Intelligence. Not only important for parents, but teachers as well.

14 Tips for Helping Children Develop Emotional Intelligence - "Experts have found that our emotional intelligence is the biggest predictor of life happiness." "1) Accept our children's emotions and emotional response 2) Help them label their emotions 3) Encourage children to talk about their feelings..."

14 tips for Helping Children develop Emotional Intelligence. Good reminders for adults too!

14 Tips for Helping Children Develop Emotional Intelligence - "Experts have found that our emotional intelligence is the biggest predictor of life happiness." "1) Accept our children's emotions and emotional response 2) Help them label their emotions 3) Encourage children to talk about their feelings..." Note: Remember, your child's development of executive functions may lag up to 30% behind their peers. Don't expect their level of self awareness and control to match their physical appearance.

Helping children develop emotional intelligence - parenting tips

Parents help children with emotional intelligence

What can we do to help our children develop emotional intelligence? Elizabeth O'Shea looks at 14 tips for parents to help children understand their own feelings and the feelings of others so they can get along with other people

things to teach your kids before their first date.

for my kids-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.

Heritage Lake Avenue: 10 Things To Teach Your Kids Before Their First Date. List for boys and girls. Something to remember.

LOVE THIS!!!! ALL PARENTS SHOULD TEACH THIS! 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. So teaching these things to my future kids!!

for my kids-10 Things To Teach Your Kids Before Their First Date. This is such a good list! 10 things for both boys and girls.

Heritage Lake Avenue: 10 Things To Teach Your Kids Before Their First Date I especially like rule #2 for both boys and girls

Heritage Lake Avenue: 10 Things To Teach Your Kids Before Their First Date. ***Every young woman and young man needs this!!!!! Every parent needs this! Imagine if even half our youth were taught this, and actually lived by this??? I imagine a vast improvement in society, in many ways!!! ***

Heritage Lake Avenue: 10 Things To Teach Your Kids Before Their First Date (for boys and girls)

Heritage Lake Avenue: 10 Things To Teach Your Kids boys and girls Before Their First Date

5 Steps To Put the Brakes on Back Talk

5 Steps To Put the Brakes on Back Talk - Positive Parenting Solutions 1) give kids some power/choices/control; 2) structure; 3) consequences; 4) mind body soul time; 5) low voice, no power struggle, don't engage when disrespected. Some great ideas here, a great read, I rec this program by AMC.

5 Steps To Put the Brakes on Back Talk - Positive Parenting Solutions...I am sure I will need this someday

Good tips for better cooperation - 5 Steps To Put the Brakes on Back Talk - Positive Parenting Solutions

Might need this one day...This is good! 5 Steps To Put the Brakes on Back Talk - Positive Parenting Solutions

5 Steps To Put the Brakes on Back Talk - Positive Parenting Solutions #creativeinsightpsychotherapy

I've got one of these too!! Lord help me.

I love Number 5 on this list!

Parenting tips

5 Steps To Put the Brakes on Back Talk - Positive Parenting Solutions

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How to Establish Quiet Time for Kids Who No Longer Nap

How to Establish Quiet Time for Kids Who No Longer Nap Read more: How to Establish Quiet Time for Kids Who No Longer Nap | eHow.com http://www.ehow.com/how_4560413_kids-who-no-longer-nap.html#ixzz2NxISig5X

How to Establish Quiet Time for Kids Who No Longer Nap. Desperately need this for a certain someone who never naps at home...

@ Kirstin, our little non napping leprechauns!! ;) How to Establish Quiet Time for Kids Who No Longer Nap...it works and keeps you sane!

How to Establish Quiet Time for Kids Who No Longer Nap...it works and keeps you sane. May need this for the future.

How to Establish Quiet Time for Kids Who No Longer Nap...hope I don't need this for a while!

How to Establish Quiet Time for Kids Who No Longer Nap... I dread the day the naps end.

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

How to Establish Quiet Time for Kids Who No Longer Nap #charlottepediatricclinic

First Reading shot.

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10 Things to Stop Saying to Your Kids (and What to Say Instead)

10 things to stop saying to kids (and what to say instead).

10 things to stop saying to kids (and what to say instead). Look at this later. I think it is similar to what we learned in the Positive Parenting Solutions class.

10 things to stop saying to kids (and what to say instead). Positive parenting

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