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Words for Teenagers by Northland College principal John Tapene

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Words For Teenagers - 1959 (As Parents, we must teach this to our children!) If only I understood this as a teenager. No matter how much my parents tried to drive this into me, I didn't truly get it.

* You better believe it! *

Ooooh I will be this kind of mom when the boys are older. I will keep those kinds of girls away from my sons. No one did it for my hubby when he was young and I will not let that happen to my boys.

Encouragement

Great ways to encourage and connect with your kids on a different level. Kids respond very well to encouragement, especially early in life. The more you encourage them, the more confident they will be in who they are.

Want to get to know your children better and have some great conversation? Try these conversation starters.

40 Conversation Starters For Kids {Free Printable}

When you're in the car with your kids, you have a captive audience. Make the most of it with these 40 conversation starters! May also be used at dinner, during family night, or anywhere else parents and kids can be found together.

Reward kids better

Check out this life hack! ★ ★ Reward your kiddos with things they get to DO, instead of things they get to have. This teaches them that true happiness comes from 'experiences' instead of possessions!

Encouraging discussion during dinner.  (I could use these for when everyone is tire and focusing too much on the past events of the day!)   Embedded image permalink

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As a little girl, every night my family ate a home cooked dinner around the dinner table. We weren’t allowed to watch television and my mom…

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Never judge a child. Open minds & open hearts will open doors to learning. This applies to anyone working with kids.

Questions your son needs you to ask him

This says son, but most work for daughters too. So how do you grow closer to your son? FREE Printable: 21 Questions Your Son Needs You to Ask Him ~

Don't tell them they aren't trying hard enough. Don't tell them the things they like are stupid/Childish/a phase. Don't assume anything about them. -Jinx

Don't tell them they aren't trying hard enough. Don't tell them the things they like are stupid/Childish/a phase. Don't assume anything about them. -Jinx <-- Next time my mom assumes something I am showing this to her.

The Mom's Guide to the Five Love Languages of Children by Dr. Gary Chapman. Loving your child the way they prefer, can make your entire day better!

Five Love Languages of Children

Mom's Guide to the Five Love Languages of Children (printable)! I totally believe understanding a childs love language helps build a better relationship!

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