HOLIDAYS

HOLIDAYS

 The holidays are often the times when you and your child are with relatives you don’t see very often. Of course, you want your child to be on their best behavior.  So, then why does she sometimes act her worst? Think about the whole thing from…

LISTENING TO YOUR CHILD

LISTENING TO YOUR CHILD

What would life be like for us if no one listened to our ideas or stories? Just like us, a child wants to be heard. In Kathryn Kvols book Redirecting Children’s Behavior, she suggests listening to your child for five minutes five different times a day:…

HAPPY CHILDREN

HAPPY CHILDREN

If you want your child to have a high sense of self-esteem, don’t go out of your way to praise her; go out of your way to make sure she experiences mastery in many different ways. We want to be teaching life skills, not providing…