What if you won a contest and the prize was for a genie to instantly clean and do menial jobs around your home for you? Sounds wonderful, does it not? A busy mother recently stumbled onto an idea that seemed like a perfect solution to her messy house. She had been extremely … [Read more...] about Which Is It, Chores Or Punishment?
The dictionary defines a lighthouse as a structure with a powerful light that gives a continuous or intermittent signal to navigators; a beacon. The lighthouse can signal danger or provide a safe harbor for seafarers. While the lighthouse is a timeless symbol of confidence, … [Read more...] about 10 Ways You Can Shine Your Inner Light
Sometimes when you have kids the last thing you want to do is add more to your plate by adding a pet to the mix. Sometimes however getting a pet for your child can be one of the best gifts you will ever give to your child. As adults we need to carefully examine the … [Read more...] about Why Pets Can be So Important for Kids
When parents buy a toy for their children, we have visions of happy, smiling children enjoying the toy. Ideally, all the children in one family will share toys, especially if it would be too expensive to buy one for each child. Too often though, children end up fighting over the … [Read more...] about Stop Children’s Fighting Over Toys
Parents in my Parents Anonymous Group often discussed bribery and rewards but many confused the two. What exactly is the difference and why does it matter? HINT: Bribes are not planned beforehand and parents are pressured in the moment; rewards are usually planned by the … [Read more...] about Bribery And Rewards: What’s The Difference?