Explore Van Buren, Quality Time, and more!


Some parents love to spend time with their children and some only want to spend time with one or neither. Sometimes parents forget to spend time with their children.One can only hope that every child is loved.

Discipline, not punishment

Discipline is helping a child solve a problem. Punishment is making a child suffer for having a problem. To raise problem solvers, focus on solutions not retribution. Knost (image only;

So often children are punished for being human,

So often we forget that children are human and have bad days too. We need to stop holding them to a higher standard of perfection that we attain ourselves.

10 Ways to Love: Listen without interrupting ~ Speak without accusing ~ Give without sparing ~ Pray without cleansing ~ Answer without arguing ~ Share without pretending ~ Enjoy without complaint ~ Trust without Wavering ~ Forgiving without punishing ~ Promise without forgetting

10 Ways To Love.do at least 5 and your marriage and your family will be the better for it.

I Am Your Parent - Click image to find more Kids Pinterest pins  Odd how this screams love you and yet as parents and step parents we do it and find it practical.  It works - and gives you peace of mind that someone has your back!

Wooden Sign Family Rules Inspirational

I love my kids, but like I've told them, "I am not your friend, I am your parent. You HAVE friends. Too many kids have parents who want to be their friend, when what they really need is for their parents to act like PARENTS." My kids soo agree.

100% de acuerdo: lo material no reemplaza (ni compensa la carencia de) lo afectivo, de la contención, de la presencia permanente. Basta de padres y madres ausentes que, por sentimiento de culpa, terminan de "estropear" a sus hijos a fuerza de comprarles toooooodo y más.

This is more true than some people know. Getting presents at christmas time os good and all. but not when the only thing you asked for was to see your parents happy together.

My children are my life.  It's not that I don't have my own wants and dreams anymore - it's just that the Kids come first!

Pregnancy Message Boards - Baby Forums

This is true but at the same time you need to find a way to balance them because without your own hopes and dreams you can't possibly be everything for your kids! Isn't every part of this the truth.

a - z

✟♥ ✞ ♥✟ Take Note, Parents. ✟♥ ✞ ♥✟ Children is a gift to us. What is the greatest gift the parents can give your children beside loving their other parent ?

Trystan is such a blessing. No matter how hard life is, it truly is a blessing to have him. I want him to know I'm not perfect but the love I have for him will never change and I'm trying to be a better person for him.