Bully-proofing your kids - 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. Once he had that mastered, they added, "Tell me three good things that happened to someone else (lesson: the world includes me and other people, their feelings and actions)." Next they aske...

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.

Gentle parenting

If more people knew how to do all of these things well before adult life, it would make the adjustment a lot easier. (this is quite a list. )

*MUST READ* Strategies for TEACHING kids to protect themselves emotionally and physically, for helping them to become active listeners, and to Stand UP for THEMSELVES against bullies and abuse! Hilarious analogy to SUPER POWERS! {One Time Through}

Little kids have big emotions, especially when it comes to frustration - so how do you help them cope? Here are six ways to get them through.

LOVE THIS ---> “This is The Warm Fuzzy Jar,” - Whenever you do something helpful or kind, you place a pom-pom ball in your jar because kind and helpful acts make people feel good, like a warm fuzzy. | HandsFreeMama.com

teaching words to toddlers

The Interrupt Rule - Genius idea to teaching kids how to get your attention appropriately without interrupting. I think this is our next FHE lesson!

52 Things Sons Need From Their Dads Repin & Like. Heard Noelito Flow Noel Music http://www.twitter.com/noelitoflow http://www.instagram.com/rockstarking http://www.facebook.com/thisisflow

Love!!!...The Top 10 Things Kids Want Their Parents to Do with Them (based on 16 years of classroom polls). Such a good list of reminders of what matters most to our kids.

Tips for Toddler Discipline that build trust and respect and do not cause fear or shame. (good article!)

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!"

Raising a Polite Child ... A FANTASTIC article about teaching children true politeness rather than empty please & thank you's.

@Jennifer Casella Some of these are pretty good. Alternative disciplines for kids...

30 Ways to Raise Confident Kids! Every one is important! Start early when they're young!

How to be happy for others and not jealous

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To teach David, and use myself

25 rules for mothers of sons - not that I have one yet, but the advice is still a good starting off point :)

25 ways to teach kids resilience - raising kid who will be able to overcome obstacles