Good article on bully-proofing your kids. "Start early. Does your child understand the difference between thinking, feeling and action? Starting when their son was 3, psychologist Tammy Hughes and her school psychologist husband started teaching him. At night, they'd say, "Tell me three good things that happened to you today." This helped him make the distinction between events and his feelings about them."…
Pin this so you have it when you need it!! Sun Scholars shares Tips for Traveling with Kids: From the Experts... Expat Moms! The moms who helped compile these suggestions travel with kids of all ages from China to homes in the US and Denmark several times a year. They have been through it all! Some great advise if you plan to fly with kids.
Road trip clips: One clip for each kid.... If they are sweet, clip stays up, if they are not, clip comes down. Everyone with a clip on the visor gets a treat at the next stop :-) Such a cute little idea!
31 quarters in the jar at the beginning of the month, every day that they do not do their chores, they lose a quarter. Whatever is left at the end of the month they exchange for cash and the quarter jar is refilled. Not to do "allowance" for chores, but rather teach chores/responsibilities as how they contribute to family.