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Top Ten Things Kids Really Want Their Parents To Do With Them -  compiled and assessed over 16 yrs.  The results are surprisingly achievable!

What a “Hands Free” Summer Looks Like

"Hands Free" summer:: Top Ten Things Kids Really Want Their Parents To Do With Them - compiled by a school teacher over 16 yrs. The results are surprisingly achievable! Reading this will make you feel like a great parent :)

Why I took all my kids toys away {& why they wont get them back}--a must read for any parent who has struggled with the problem of too much stuff!

Why I Took My Kids' Toys Away

Why I took all my kids toys away {& why they wont get them back}--a must read for any parent who has struggled with the problem too much stuff! This is an awesome idea.rotating toys instead of all of them out at one time :)

I took our girls to McDonald’s for breakfast for the very first time in their life the other day. They woke up at a decent time but to get to work and summer camp on time, we had to keep the train moving through the station, so to speak. It wasn’t a rushed morning but …

How to notice your child

"Here’s a few ways to really notice your child. By notice, I really mean appreciate. By appreciate, I mean fall in love with them all over again day after day after day." Like the idea of the gratitude journal.

How to Stop Yelling At Your Kids - One Simple Tip - Dirt and Boogers

How to Stop Yelling At Your Kids - One Simple Tip

I recommend this read! I am also doing a stop yelling challenge, this tip is great!' Want to stop yelling at your kids? This one simple tip will help you to stop yelling.

some really unique ideas

Being Kind in our world: My Thoughts This Christmas Eve

10 Creative Ways to Teach Children to be Kind: some really unique ideas.

How to Raise Thankful Kids in an Entitled World via @Heather @ Raising Mighty Arrows  #parenting

How to Raise Thankful Kids in an Entitled World via Creswell @ Raising Mighty Arrows .thankfully I have thankful kids !

"Here are 10 things I’m doing as a mother to a boy to fight against the triple threat of porn, aggressive girls, and ultimately premarital sex,"....Here is an article for boys...watch out for those aggressive girls.

Raising a Pure Son In a Sex-Crazed World

"Here are 10 things I’m doing as a mother to a boy to fight against the triple threat of porn, aggressive girls, and ultimately premarital sex,".watch out for those aggressive girls.

Great advice found here! Teaching children how to choose friends wisely when they are young saves them a lot of heartache when they grow older.

Teach Your Child to Choose Friends Wisely

FHE Teach your child how to choose friends wisely NOW. It will increase their independence and responsibility, and save a lot of heartache later.

Parenting Boys: What boys need from moms - I recently read "Raising Cain" and enjoyed it. This blog post includes similar ideas that I agree with for the most part. But really? 17 points and no mention of dads? I think many of the recommendations could be made for parents of boys in general.

Parenting Boys: 17 things Boys need from moms.enjoyed this. I love being a mom to 3 awesome little boys!

How to tie shoes.  Parker is supposed to learn by August when he starts school.  Hmm...

How to tie shoes my mind is blown with the magic fingers method. Because I am the loser mother that has never taught her kids to tie their shoes.

Teaching your children accountability

In a world full of entitlement, how do we teach our children to be accountable for their actions? How to teach your child accountability.(pinning for my reference)

24 Ways to Prepare Your Young Man to Become a Gentleman

24 Ways to Prepare Your Young Man to Become a Gentleman

24 Ways to Prepare Your Young Girl to Become a Lovely Woman - Club 31 Women

I’ve always been a dreamer. Oh yes .. I was going to change the world. I was going to raise the best children ever to walk the earth. I was never going to make the same mistakes OTHER parents made. No way. Then I had children. My first lesson in patience happened immediately while sitting alone …

How to Be a Calm Parent

How to be a calm parent. 25 Ways to Stay Calm as a Parent. Parenting is often the hardest jobs we ever take on. This list is designed to help make it a little easier for everyone. Add your own ideas as well!

Cultivating a Heart That Obeys: Strategies for Dealing ...

Cultivating a Heart That Obeys: Strategies for Dealing with a Whiny Child (pin now, read later)

How to get kids to listen while keeping your cool (no more whining and yelling!)

Getting Kids to Listen While Staying Calm

Getting Kids to Listen without Yelling, Nagging, or Losing Your Cool - Modern Parents Messy Kids

Preschool Activity Ideas | Toddler Activity Ideas | Mommy With Selective Memory: 7 Lessons Your Daughter Needs You to Teach Her

7 Lessons Your Daughter Needs You to Teach Her; OR, What I can teach my daughter so she doesnt grow up to be a back-talking, sassy teen-ager. and i secretly hope a certain mom reads this, who has a bossy, tattle tale daughter.

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