When your kids have trouble getting along, use the almost magical Do Not Disturb the Family Peace method to bring back order. You can also order your own PDF version for 99 cents.
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At times, we make a decision for our children in the moment that seems good, but turns out to be not-so-hot. It takes a grownup to have the resolve to change our mind—even when it
Emotions can be very big for kids, especially preschoolers. This mom asks how she should react when her preschooler throws an aggressive tantrum. Q: My nearly 4-year-old son shows signs of aggression/not being able to
What other piece of equipment can teach children how to get along with one another better than a merry-go-round? For this week's #ThursdayThoughts, I talk about the many life lessons to be learned while spinning
Let’s face it—we all yell at our kids sometimes! Whether it’s in frustration or anger, raising our voices at our children doesn’t make them or us feel good. In this week’s #ThursdayThoughts video, I share
Do we live in a perfect world? Seems pretty obvious we don’t, yet many of us parent as if we reside in a land where everything is just so. Our children never make mistakes, our
When we don’t deal with something right away when it comes to our kids, we’re just kicking the pain of the “payment” down the road. By electing for convenience’s sake to let the small issues
Trying to figure out whether a child is being bullied or not--or is bullying someone else--is one of the hardest things for a parent to figure out. In this week's #ThursdayThoughts, I answer a question
Planners are wonderful for keeping us organized, but we should be careful we don't take things too far when it comes to planning our child's life. In this week's #ThursdayThoughts, I talk the importance of