Teaching Gratitude

Teaching Gratitude to kids. How to foster gratitude in children and help them learn to feel gratitude and express gratitude. Most parents out there want their children to be able… View Post

How to Teach Your Child to Love Others

I am not one of those people who thinks children are inherently “bad.” I actually believe children are inherently good. They have numerous qualities that we adults frankly should strive… 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

Why Bother to Forgive Others?

Forgiving others is not easy. Sometimes we just like to nurture that anger. It is a precious thing in our lives and we don’t want to give it up. Other… View Post

Preventing Jealousy

The green-eyed monster. Jealousy. There is a reason “monster” is in the cute little phrase used to describe that ugly feeling. That is what you become when you feel jealous.… View Post

Importance of Teaching Morals

When parents encounter a problematic behavior with their child, they usually want a quick list of “how-to” so they can quickly fix the behavior. Sometimes those lists can be helpful,… View Post

How to Teach Respect for Personal Property

How to Teach Respect for Personal Property. How to teach children to respect the property of others. We have recently been talking about teaching virtues to children. We talked about… View Post