reward system based on 'real world' -- kids earn chips for good behaviors and chores, then turn them in for things they want. they also lose chips for behaviors that aren't acceptable. (this is the chart I created for my little nanny-kids)
"Calm down" is a phrase that we all use, especially with kids when experiencing intense emotions. Here are some alternative phrases that just might yield better results, and an action plan to put them in place. Parenting tips.
Great ways to encourage and connect with your kids on a different level. Kids respond very well to encouragement, especially early in life. The more you encourage them, the more confident they will be in who they are.
7 Important Things To Say to Your Kids every day. What you say to your kids becomes their inner voice. It is worth the effort to keep it positive! Quick read parenting article to make you think and speak positively and make it a habit.