10 Things Not to Say to a Child -- great advice on how to re-phrase common parenting statements to be more positive and productive

10 Things Not to Say to a Child -- great advice on how to re-phrase common parenting statements to be more positive and productive

Whether you want to tell them how great they were at their soccer game, or how much you love spending time with them, here are 66 positive and encouraging things to say to your child on a daily basis.

66 Positive Things You Should Be Saying to Your Child

Whether you want to tell them how great they were at their soccer game, or how much you love spending time with them, here are 66 positive and encouraging things to say to your child on a daily basis.

Date Nights with Mom - teaching little boys how to respect a woman. My dad used to take me on dates to show me how men were supposed to treat women. These are good lessons to learn early on.

Date Nights with Mom - teaching little boys how to respect a woman. My dad used to take me on dates to show me how men were supposed to treat women. These are good lessons to learn early on.

Parenting a Teen Who Has Intense Emotions: DBT Skills to Help Your Teen Navigate Emotional & Behavioral Challenges

Parenting a Teen Who Has Intense Emotions: DBT Skills to Help Your Teen Navigate Emotional & Behavioral Challenges (Paperback)

Parenting a Teen Who Has Intense Emotions: DBT Skills to Help Your Teen Navigate Emotional & Behavioral Challenges

Purchase a new Bible a year before your childs event—perhaps their 16th birthday or high school graduation. Then, take a year to read through it with a Bible reading plan making notations in the margin written specifically to your child. Make comments about the verse’s special significance. Mention how you’ve seen a truth of scripture lived out in their life. Warn them of pitfalls. Encourage them with favorite verses underlined. Then, on their big day, wrap it up and give it to them as a…

Purchase a new Bible a year before your childs event—perhaps their 16th birthday or high school graduation. Then, take a year to read through it with a Bible reading plan making notations in the margin written specifically to your child. Make comments about the verse’s special significance. Mention how you’ve seen a truth of scripture lived out in their life. Warn them of pitfalls. Encourage them with favorite verses underlined. Then, on their big day, wrap it up and give it to them as a…

When our children misbehave it can be very frustrating. Step away and take some deep relaxing breathes. Once you are calm then you can approach your child and discuss their conflict. Ask them about how they are feeling and what caused the problem. Most important is that you listen to them, don’t judge and respect their feelings. #parenting #quotes

When our children misbehave it can be very frustrating. Step away and take some deep relaxing breathes. Once you are calm then you can approach your child and discuss their conflict. Ask them about how they are feeling and what caused the problem. Most important is that you listen to them, don’t judge and respect their feelings. #parenting #quotes

LOVE THIS!!    25 Rules for Mothers of Sons    1. Teach him the words for how he feels.    2. Be a cheerleader for his life    3. Teach him how to do laundry    4. Read to him and read with him.    5. Encourage him to dance.    6. Make sure he has examples of good men who are powerful because of their brains, their determination, and their integrity.    7. Make sure he has examples of women who are beautiful because of their brains, their determination, and their integrity    8. Be an…

LOVE THIS!! 25 Rules for Mothers of Sons 1. Teach him the words for how he feels. 2. Be a cheerleader for his life 3. Teach him how to do laundry 4. Read to him and read with him. 5. Encourage him to dance. 6. Make sure he has examples of good men who are powerful because of their brains, their determination, and their integrity. 7. Make sure he has examples of women who are beautiful because of their brains, their determination, and their integrity 8. Be an…

When I wrote "100 Ways to be Kind to Your Child", I was in yet another one of those exhausting phases of parenting where days were going by in a blur and I often went to bed feeling defeated and guilty.  Thus, these ways to be kind are not complex or fancy; they are basically a reminder to myself of the simple ways I can connect with and be there for my children.

100 Ways to be Kind to Your Child

When I wrote "100 Ways to be Kind to Your Child", I was in yet another one of those exhausting phases of parenting where days were going by in a blur and I often went to bed feeling defeated and guilty. Thus, these ways to be kind are not complex or fancy; they are basically a reminder to myself of the simple ways I can connect with and be there for my children.

This is something that I should read once a week because it is just too easy to put the things that are really meaningful to my little oneS on the back burner. My addition to the list:  put a towel in the dryer when your child gets in the shower. Give it to them when they get out! My kids LOVE a warm towel!

10 Simple Ways to Slow Down & Make Your Child's Day

This is something that I should read once a week because it is just too easy to put the things that are really meaningful to my little oneS on the back burner. My addition to the list: put a towel in the dryer when your child gets in the shower. Give it to them when they get out! My kids LOVE a warm towel!

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