30 best parenting tips every mom (and dad!) should read
I don't know about you, but I'm getting sick and tired of all of the horrible, unsolicited parenting advice everyone insists on giving me whenever I leave the house. So I decided to do something different and compiled a list of 30 fantastic parenting tips every mom (and dad!) should read. What would YOU add to this list?
Challenging behaviors from our children can be...well, challenging! Here are eight steps to help you work your way from a negative reaction toward a gentle, positive, constructive response. www.littleheartsbooks.com
There is no magic formula for getting your kids to turn out perfect and well-behaved like you envision. Our children are unique, and so our parenting experience is unique. However, there are still some basic principles and rules that apply. Read some rules of parenting that I believe work universally and bear incredible fruit.
A simple bedtime trick! "When we were kids growing up,our bedtime was always at 8, but if we were in bed by 7:30, we could stay up reading until 8:30. It not only taught us that reading was a reward and not a punishment, but it also got us in bed earlier – extra bonus points for mom!"
How best to handle a child with a temper ... hint, hint: it's not yelling back at them yet isn't that often the way many parents respond, simply out of frustration? Here are peaceful ways to cope and feel good about your parenting at the end of the day. What would you add here?
We Will Get Along by Karen M. from Castro Valley, CA, who sent in this photo of her new parenting tactic. This shirt is a brilliant idea! Even if it’s only half working. via The Ellen Degeneres Show #Parenting #Tshirt