Our littles might have high expectations for special gifts right about now, but what about the thanks? Annie Zirkel, author of “You’ll Thank Me Later – A Guide to Raising Grateful Children (& Why That Matters)” shares her ideas about instilling gratitude in the next generation.
What do you do when you’re at your wit’s end as a parent? TMC President, Sam Kurtzman-Counter, offers some tips to help you reconnect with your kids and regain the positive in parenting.
Feeling pressured to buy your child everything they want for the holidays? Kim John Payne shares why a ton of toys can be hazardous to your kid’s health!
Shy. Aggressive. Observer. So many adjectives that define our kids. When and how can labeling harm our children? Lynne Kenney, shares her insight.
“Don’t!” “Stop it!” “That’s not okay!” Feeling like a broken record when speaking to your child? Mary Hartzell, early childhood development expert says, injecting more (reasonable) “yeses” in a day will help everyone feel better.
Hear how Ayn Rand was “dead wrong” about sympathy, and why behaving compassionately will improve the quality of your child’s life.
Is home schooling a viable option? Can probiotics help colicky babies? These posts and more, gathered from the web, meant to support and inspire our parenting.
Words of wisdom to moms of littles from Kyran Pittman, blogger behind “Planting Dandelions.”
iPads are cool – but what happens when they rule? Heidi Lindelof reflects on what we miss when we’re so absorbed in our gadgets we stop noticing the swirl of what’s happening in front of us.
Slowing down, the wisdom of kids and those special “four letter words” are a few of the topics we culled from the web this week.