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How should kids use cellphones?

What age are they emotionally ready to have their own cellphones? Parents have to think twice before handing smartphones to their 10-year-old so that they can fit in with their friends? Ages four to six    Kids in this age group shouldn’t be using smartphones (or other mobile devices), period. When it comes to screen time...

How To Raising Happiness For Your Child

What can you do to create a home where your child's happiness will flourish? Nurture Your Happiness Happy parents are likely to have happy kids, while children of depressed parents suffer twice the average rate of depression, Murray observes. Consequently, one of the best things you can do for your child's emotional well-being is to attend...

How Parents Communicate With Angry Kids

When parents accept and empathize with the child's feelings, They learn that emotions are not dangerous and can be felt - without necessarily acting. 7 Tips To Help Your Child With Anger 1. Start with yourself. If you're in the habit of shouting at your kids, know that you are modeling behavior that your child will certainly copy. 2....

MAKING A STAND

So I am making a stand I am going to say NO less, I AM going to listen MORE, I am going to get back with the passion that is PLAYING with my beautiful three energetic humans… and just BE in the moment MORE!! I’m not saying they can do everything and anything but innocent...

Why Your Child Doesn’t Care About School? Part1

How are you going to motivate your kid to work in school this year?  Kids are under much more pressure academically than they have been in the past.  Some kids, especially those who struggle with slower processing speed, weaker working memory, and other related struggles, can truly shut down under excess pressure.  When the brain is stressed...

How to Stop Fighting With Your Brother or Sister

If you and your sibling want to stop fighting, there are a few strategies you can try before, during, and after a fight.  Fights between siblings are inevitable, even if they can be frustrating. If you and your sibling want to stop fighting, there are a few strategies you can try before, during, and after...

5 Consequences for Bad Behavior

Steering kids away from behavior problems and toward making better choices in the future. Remember to balance consequences with incentives, or rewards.  Just as there should be consequences for bad behavior, there should also be a list of rewards for good or improved behavior. What to Put on a Consequences List No play dates with friends. School-age kids are developing...

How do you cope with a sensitive child?

Do you have a sensitive child? Who is still coming to terms with how to cope with their big emotions? Our 5 year old boy I believe is the sweetest little boy in town.  He is kind, caring and sensitive, which are beautiful traits but are also causing him some strife upon starting school this...

GETTING MY PRIORITIES IN CHECK

"GETTING MY PRIORITIES IN CHECK" Don’t get me wrong I #LOVE a tidy neat and sparkly home but at the end of the day do you remember what your house looked like as a small child I surely don’t… is it important?? Obviously we need to maintain some kind of cleanliness possibly ensure everyone has undies,...

Stealing Their Joy?

Who am I to steal their joy because of trivial things such as I don’t want to wash an extra pair of clothes here and there… Do I not want my child to be happy laughing and enjoying a meaningful learning rich environment. Do I not want them to feel valued and know that their ideas...

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