Kindness is so important. Teaching our children to be kind can help reduce sibling rivalry. Doing kind acts as a family can aslo create stronger bonds.
Parenting a strong-willed child can definitely have its ups and downs! Here are 6 strategies for managing the power struggles so that you don’t have to get into discipline battles!
Family time is an important way to build trust, stronger relationships with your children, and a better family bond. Spending time together can be done in many ways.
Back talking in children is frustrating but the backtalk can be fixed! Use this 4 step parenting process to get rid of talking back and bad attitudes.
Setting up a bedroom for foster care can be confusing, exciting, overwhelming, difficult, and fun. Kinda like fostering in general! Here are some of my best tips for setting up your house and your bedrooms for foster children.
Family meetings are a great parenting tool for building relationships, creating a stronger family bond and addressing issues as a team. If you are wondering how to have a family meeting, this article will give you lots of tips, ideas, and agendas to help you create a tradition that you can continue for many years.
Today I am going to be talking about one of the most important lessons I have learned in helping my own son overcome and work through his nighttime fears. This has been the strategy that has made the biggest difference – both for him and his ability to cope with bedtime as well as for me, and my ability to keep helping him without getting totally burned out, exhausted, and frustrated.
Today I want to share one of the more out-of-the-box ideas that my son and I have tried and liked. I think it is important to try multiple styles of ideas that can target different parts of our children’s personalities, learning styles, and personal preferences. This project is great for kids who like to craft and/or be artistic. It also works well for kids who need more physical, concrete coping skills.
If you are wondering how to help a child who is afraid, here are 52 Ideas and activities that will help calm kids and teach them to overcome fears.
Today we are examining the concept of coping skills. If this is a new concept for you, here’s a simple definition. Coping Skills are any action, thought, or positive behavior that you use to help you cope with a difficult situation, emotion, or negative behavior.
Today’s post is the start of a 5-part series describing some of the most helpful actions we have taken. I want to go in-depth on why we have done certain exercises and actions and why some things have been more helpful than others. I want to give you resources and hope if you are in the middle of a similar hard time with your own child.
Here are 15 things you can do while you wait for your first foster placement. Being a foster parent will be challenging – get prepared with this list.