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Our kids need to hear words of affirmation from us each day. Sometimes it's easy to forget that our kids have the same deep, emotional needs we do. But when we go out of our way to sincerely compliment them, it will boost their self-esteem and our connection with them.
10 Compliments Your Kids Need to Hear | iMOM these are very effective! seeing my kids reaction whenever i praised them even in the smallest things they've done...i knew it's working.
I started searching for car trip ideas and almost every site I looked at was LAME! this one...actually has some great ideas!! I've used dollar store presents for the airplane, and will definitely do that for the car. Love the mini packs of cereal! 10 Way to Keep Kids Happy in the Car