10 Uses For a Timer That Will Make Parenting Easier

Uses For a Timer That Will Make Parenting Easier. Tips for making discipline, chores, reading, and technology tracking easier.  A highly underutilized tool in parenting is the simple timer. The… View Post

8 Ways to Respond to, “Everyone is Doing It!”

8 Ways to Respond to, “Everyone is Doing It!” Helpful phrases to be prepared for how to respond.  The phrase, “Everyone is doing it!” is a time-honored phrase of children… View Post

Why I Hate the Concept of Everyone Wins

Why I Hate the Concept of Everyone Wins. How everyone winning leads to everyone losing.  Everyone is a winner. Participation trophies. Everyone wins and no one loses. I get it.… View Post

5 “I Statements” To Teach Your Child

“She made me get mad!” came the crying protest from my cute little youngest child. “No, sweetie. She can’t make you do anything. You chose to feel that way.” It… View Post

How to Respond to “Everyone Else is Doing It”

How to Respond to “Everyone Else is Doing It” Avoid peer pressure. We all know the classic phrase. “Everyone else is doing it!” Another variation is, “All the kids my… View Post

How To Easily Get Your Child To Do What You Say

On our recent trip to New York City as a family (follow me on Instagram for the pics and details), we did a lot of walking. Lots and lots. As… View Post

How to Correct Your Preteen

As soon as your child enters the age for a preteen, the way you correct or discipline that child starts to shift a bit. You both can feel things changing,… View Post