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Don't Cast Stones

I once remember being appalled by the behavior of other kids.

“He said that?!” Self-righteous thought bubble above my head: My kids will never swear! They know better! 330 more words

Kid Behavior

The Benefits of Allowing Natural Consequences

Every action has a consequence. Sometimes it is positive, while other times it is negative. Although parents often want to protect their children from discomfort, embarrassment, or mild pain, allowing natural consequences to occur can be a beneficial situation. 676 more words

Parenting

7 Steps to Effective Fathering

The role of father became marginalized as men moved their work from the farm to the factory. An availability and presence faded from the fields and the rap-around porches, as fathers picked up lunch pails in place of shovels and plows. 811 more words

6-13-14 Daily Parenting Tip

June 13, 2014:

DECIDE:   You can be matter-of-fact about rules and their consequences.

PRACTICE:    Today, when you need to correct your child, practice being calm and matter-of-fact. 186 more words

Dr. Mom's Team

Toddler Tantrum Therapy

Tantrums in shopping centres are never good but much good can come of them. When a toddler tests limits it can be a sure sign they are in need of an emotional release. 1,685 more words

Acknowledging Feelings