How To Get Kids To Stop Tattling (But Explain That Telling Is Ok)

How To Get Kids To Stop Tattling (But Explain That Telling Is Ok)

You want your children to be able to manage circumstances on their own, solve problems and come up with their own answers. It’s all part of collaborating without always involving a “manager” or a third party (like parents, teachers or another grown-up). It’s easy to become frustrated when your children come to you for everything….

9 Important Life Skills Our Kids Need To Learn

9 Important Life Skills Our Kids Need To Learn

Assuring that our children can read. Practicing arithmetic facts with children. Encouraging a passion for science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM). Most parents in the twenty-first century feel obligated to ensure their children’s academic success. While education is crucial, research suggests that a variety of softer life skills could be even more valuable in the…

6 Steps To Take if You Want To Raise Responsible Kids

6 Steps To Take if You Want To Raise Responsible Kids

While parents may legally force their children to be obedient and do anything they want, compliance isn’t often accompanied by a feeling of responsibility. Obedient children do what their parents desire, not what they feel prompted to do inwardly with intrinsic motivation. Children who are responsible develop into young people who take on responsibilities without…

As A Parent You A Responsible For These 5 Important Things

As A Parent You A Responsible For These 5 Important Things

We are constantly inundated with conflicting messages on how to parent “the correct way.” It’s all too tempting to believe advice from the media, relatives, and other parents and get concerned that we’re doing something wrong. We frequently compare ourselves to others, and we often feel evaluated and chastised by others. Understanding what you are…

11 Confusing Mixed Messages Parents Accidentally Send Kids

11 Confusing Mixed Messages Parents Accidentally Send Kids

We all want to raise responsible children, yet many parents give contradictory messages to their kid or adolescent. This generates uncertainty about what the intended behaviors and activities are. The misunderstanding develops when what the parent says to do and what the parent really performs are diametrically opposed. Knowing the difference between implicit and explicit…