Picture Book Parenting
DECIDE: To improve on loving your child like Goldilocks – not too much, not too little, but just right.
PRACTICE: Today, observe the different ways you have loved your child over the past week. 271 more words
2 days, 18 hours
DECIDE: Your child’s behavior is a chance for you to teach and for her to learn.
PRACTICE: Today, think about this statement: “You are responsible to your children not for them.” Ask yourself what that statement means to you. 256 more words
3 days, 18 hours
DECIDE: To become a better rule and consequence maker.
PRACTICE: Today, arrange to meet with some other parents that you trust to talk over good rules and consequences that make sense. 211 more words
4 days, 18 hours
DECIDE: Consequences are good for all people.
PRACTICE: Think about the last time you had to pay a consequence for breaking a rule. 208 more words
5 days, 18 hours
DECIDE: To get better at discipline that is not too rigid, not too soft, but just right.
PRACTICE: Today, observe the different types of rules and consequences you use with your child. 256 more words
6 days, 18 hours
DECIDE: “Anything goes” is not good for kids.
PRACTICE: Think about whether you experienced “anything goes” as a child.
Did you have chores you were expected to do? 205 more words
DECIDE: Children need rules that have consequences.
PRACTICE: Think what has been bugging you about your child’s behavior.
Make a “rules” chart with your child about that topic. 128 more words
1 week, 1 day