Why You Are Setting Your Kids Up For A Rough Life – And How To Fix It
Jun13

Why You Are Setting Your Kids Up For A Rough Life – And How To Fix It

It is natural for all parents to want the absolute best for their kids. Often, before we actually consciously realize it, we are trying to carve out a life that gives them all the things we maybe didn’t have growing up. And what could possibly be wrong with that? With wanting a better, more wonderful, more “perfect” life for your kids. Well, this powerful article will enlighten you on this subject. Lately, even...

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Get Your Kids Attention With This “Stop Complaining” Trick
Jun12

Get Your Kids Attention With This “Stop Complaining” Trick

This is pretty clever. It’s a harmless way to make a bigger impact on your kids (and you and your spouse) when it has become normal to whine, gripe, or complain about things. Let’s face it, we all live a pretty entitled life and it becomes too easy to take things for granted and to expect too much. This little trick will turn your focus to this and having focus is the first step in improving something. I handed everyone at...

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What To Say And What Not To Say To Your Sports Playing Child
May31

What To Say And What Not To Say To Your Sports Playing Child

If your child plays sports, it’s really easy to get caught up in the heat of the competition and you have to walk a fine line when communicating about the game or event with your child. These same things can be translated to any competition really, whether it’s sports or dance or a music recital. The point of any of these is for your child to grow and develop, to learn what it means to compete, and often to learn how to...

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Careful If Your Kids Are Playing You As “Good Cop, Bad Cop”
May30

Careful If Your Kids Are Playing You As “Good Cop, Bad Cop”

It’s a pretty typical scenario: your husband says no to a plea from one of the kids to spend the night at his buddy’s house, so your child comes to you, pretty confident that he will be able to overturn dad’s decision and get you to say yes. Or of course, vice versa. And once this starts, your kids are very quick to figure this out and will use it over and over again to get their way. But according to child...

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Make The Most Of Playtime With Your Child
May30

Make The Most Of Playtime With Your Child

Your child’s world revolves around their play. It’s really all they have to do and is their main focus and also the way they learn many things. Up until they are of school age, and especially up until they actually have homework as part of their day, play is basically the daily entertainment for a child. And of course, when you play with them, it makes that time even more fun and special for your child. Of course, if it...

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Maybe You Should Give In To Those Pleas For A Hamster Or Goldfish!
May30

Maybe You Should Give In To Those Pleas For A Hamster Or Goldfish!

Ha – or maybe even a puppy or kitten! Kids love having a pet or something to care for and play with. There is a connection that is formed between a human and an animal that can’t be ignored. But there are other reasons to possibly bring a pet into your house and that is to show and teach a child what it is like to care for something living and breathing. ThisĀ gives them the opportunity to look beyond themselves and...

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