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Tip of the Day January 24

Tue, 2015-02-03 09:33

Monitor your own comments about other parents and families. Your kids are always listening and we may appear less tolerant than we intend to if we are careless.

Tip of the Day January 23

Mon, 2015-02-02 09:32

Give kids room to make and realize their mistakes. Preventing them from learning from mistakes will build a sense of false security and diminish their ability to manage disappointment.

Tip of the Day January 22

Sun, 2015-02-01 09:35

It can help kids to name feelings to help a conversation move forward. Try something like, “Some kids in this situation might feel angry, sad, or afraid. Do any of those sound true for you?”

Tip of the Day January 21

Sat, 2015-01-31 09:34

Laugh and be silly as a family. Read comic strips, play pretend, play games, sing out loud . . . it’s the small things that hold us together.

Tip of the Day January 20

Fri, 2015-01-30 09:34

While your values and rules are important, giving your kids the room to develop and express their ideas will not only build their confidence, but will make them less susceptible to peer pressure and undue influence.

Tip of the Day January 19

Thu, 2015-01-29 09:34

When misbehavior happens, emphasize the right way to act. Once kids know right from wrong and choose wrong, then it is appropriate to discipline them.