"My kids argue constantly with me and it is driving me crazy! No matter what I say they have to have the last word!” Sound familiar?Nothing pushes a parent’s buttons more than an argumentative child. I actually had a parent tell me one time, “I would pay a million dollars if … [Read more...] about Why Kids Argue And How Parents Can Stop It!
Parents have many decisions ahead of them when babies grow into young children: vegan or meat, car or van, spanking or non-violence.When any parent chooses to use corporal punishment it makes sense for them to have a goal in mind. The usual goal might be to teach the … [Read more...] about Choosing Corporal Punishment
As the technological landscape is constantly evolving, kids are also transitioning into different play options that are available to them; most of them leading inactive lifestyles. The 2014 U.S. Physical Activity Council reports that 80.2 million Americans aged six years above … [Read more...] about How The Playground Taught Us That There Isn’t An App For Everything
O’clock, a quarter of, half past – what does it all that mean?As kids go, I must have been one of the hardest to teach how to tell time. My fourth grade teacher, Mrs. Grace Whisnant, helped us kids make a pretend clock with a paper plate, a paper fastener and … [Read more...] about Learning To Tell Time
Toddlers’ tantrums are infuriating and embarrassing but if you can take yourself out of auto-pilot mode you can see you do have solutions.When Chelsey was born I spent months dreading the terrible twos. I had heard two-year-olds spent sometimes a year or more lying flat on … [Read more...] about Toddler Tantrum Tips