Society may not favour sensitive boys. But they are a true gift. Find out how can you encourage your sensitive son to be strong without changing who he is.We were at my kids' favourite Tex-Mex restaurant. My husband, who arrived before me, had the foresight to get the kids tortilla chips to munch on while we waited. Green Crayola crayon in-hand, my son and I played … [Read more...] about How to Empower and Celebrate Your Sensitive Son
Should you punish tantrums and emotional outbursts in kids? Find out how research says you should face meltdowns, rude outbursts, and tantruming.Should you punish tantrums and emotional outbursts in kids? Find out how research says you should face meltdowns, rude outbursts, and tantruming. Should you punish tantrums and emotional outbursts in kids? Find out how research says … [Read more...] about Why You Shouldn’t Punish Tantrums and What You Can Do Instead
When it came to the principle of time in/ time out, I thought I understood it thoroughly. But I was making one substantial mistake.Every so often, life gets the best of my normally agreeable and earnest four-year-old son. Whether he's tired, out of his routine, or aggravated by some other factor, he becomes emotional, irrational, and angry. When he's like this, I can't … [Read more...] about Time Ins and the Fundamental Mistake You Want to Avoid
When my daughter started school, I was so eager to find out about her day. When, "I don't know," was all I was getting, I had to get creative. Here are effective ways to find out about your child's day!I had heard a million times over that when kids are asked about their days, the typical response is, "I dunno." What did you do today?I … [Read more...] about How to Ask About Your Child’s Day and Actually Get Answers!
If you have faced regular after-school meltdowns, don't worry. Here are powerful, practical tips for kids to get ahead of crying and whining. We had just arrived home after a challenging road trip home. My oldest son was sick and upset the whole way home. The baby wanted to nurse endlessly. On top of it, we had driven home in terrible traffic. My … [Read more...] about After-School Meltdowns: Practical Strategies to Get Ahead of Crying and Whining