Tags » Challenging Children

Every last little one

The little ones who cling and cooperate
who listen to instructions
who raise their hands
and smile to answer questions…
They fill you up and keep you coming back. 83 more words

Life

Why parenting a challenging child is a blessing

Parenting challenging children grows my compassion toward others parenting challenging children

If you parent a challenging child, you’ve likely smiled through unrequested advice, bit your tongue when publicly corrected, and pinched back tears against feelings of failure. 284 more words

Devotionals, Reflections, And Encouragement

Does your kid eat chapstick?

My daughter ate my favorite chapstick yesterday and my son pooped on my arm…it was so impressive I took a picture of it.  That is all. 925 more words

Things Kids Do

TO PRAISE OR NOT TO PRAISE? PARENTING TIPS ON EFFECTIVE PRAISE

Toddlers thrive on applause, but as the child grows and thinks more clearly too much praise creates two problems: entitlement and narcissism.

PARENTING TIPS

Too much praise creates what some call “praise junkies.”  The  child grows dependent on the praising adult to define good and bad.   749 more words

Parenting Issues

Use Rating Scales to Teach Your Child What Matters

Knowing what matters keeps decision making on track. Teaching children how to rate things keeps them on track.

How to practice  Emotional Fitness Training’s Rating Exercise: 842 more words

Parenting Issues

How to Use Shame as a Parenting Tool - Six Tips

You or a child doing something really bad? Shamed? Shame is designed to get you back on track. Sadly, it doesn’t rate what is  worthy of shame. 888 more words

Parenting Issues