Do you ever offer your kids unsolicited advice or jump right in to help them solve their problems? Yeah, me too. Breaking the habit of trying to fix things for your kid is hard, but important…
When kids understand the difference between tattling or snitching and reporting it helps them feel safe to report unsafe situations.
Are you more of an introvert or an extrovert? What about your child? Knowing your natural tendencies and those of your family will help you better understand and support your loved ones.
Okay, I have to admit that I’m writing this mostly for me. But I’m guessing that I’m not alone on this one.
As a recovering perfectionist, I find that often the hardest person for me to forgive is myself. Anyone else ever experience this?..
Validation means letting kids share their thoughts and feelings without judging or criticizing them. It means that you understand what your child feels is real to her. And it’ a powerful parenting too.
Teachers: Thank you for the vital role you play in the lives of our children, so much of it unseen and unrecognized.
At my baby shower, I received a simple book filled with blank pages. Little did I know that this would be the best, most meaningful baby gift.
As parents, it’s hard to see our kids experience friendship problems. This article shares steps to help your child develop healthy relational skills.
As my kids grow, moments to connect with my family are becoming more limited. So I’m trying not to miss little opportunities for connection when they arise.
Big emotions like anger are uncomfortable for kids and adults. This article shares ways to help kids learn to manage anger in healthy ways.