Parenting

  • When Kids Ask, “Why Should I?”

    - Oct 11, 2017
    “Sam clean your room before dinner” mom asks for the third time.   Sam responds in anger, “Why should I?”  Mom in frustration yells back, “Because I told to.”     Does this sound familiar? Has your son...
  • Teaching Kids to Help at Home

    - Oct 10, 2017
    In the past, we had trouble getting our kids to do their chores. I have seen plenty of attitude. I even used screen time to bribe my children. Things started to change when I got sick and tired of...
  • Helping Kids Get Over Themselves

    - Oct 6, 2017
    It’s ridiculous that kids think that everything in life must be about them and for them.   And I hate to say this, but they learn it from adults.     When adults complain about how unfair life is,...
  • 10 Ways Failure Leads to Success

    - Oct 5, 2017
    “Mom, can you help me with my math?” (Foolish question. Of course not!) “I’ll try” I tried. She failed. I provided help. My daughter received an F. OOPS. Math is not my thing. (Ya’ think?) But I’m learning...
  • Stop Arguing Before Your Head Falls Off

    - Oct 4, 2017
      Kids arguing or throwing an attitude when asked to do something isn’t only annoying, but wrong and needs to be corrected.    To allow kids to do this without addressing it will encourage selfishness, disrespect and...
  • Encouraging Your Kids

    - Sep 21, 2017
    I’ve been thinking a lot about encouragement lately. I’m an affiliate with DaySpring and last year they had a 21-Day Encouragement Campaign. It was pretty simple: you committed to encouraging at least one person every day...
  • Five Words For An Angry and Defiant Child

    - Sep 20, 2017
    What does an angry child need to hear you say? “I Am On Your Side.” Children don’t want to be lectured, criticized,  or corrected.  They don’t always need mom or dad to solve the issue for...
  • Tips for Tantrums

    - Sep 12, 2017
    No parent is exempt from the wrath of a tantrum, and it’s not unusual to feel totally defeated. Tantrums are a typical behavior for toddlers and three-year old’s. I know how it feels to parent an irrational, upset...
  • 4 Ways to Effectively Encourage Kids

    - Sep 7, 2017
    Kids can smell a phony a mile away. After I would attempt to build up my children following a disappointment or even an event that went well, my kids used to say, “You’re my mom. You...
  • Parents, Get Your Parenting Questions Answered Today

    - Sep 4, 2017
    Parents, do you wish you had someone to talk to about your child’s attitude or behavior?   I’m Lisa Brown a Certified Parent Coach and I understand how complicated parenting can be. It’s typical for parents...

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