The best way to teach a child kindness is to be kind to them, we are after all their biggest role models. It can be easy to forget to teach them a simple thing like kindness when we're stuck in the parenting hamster wheel! So here are a few suggestions on how to show your child kindness: Tell your child: 1. I love you.
2. I love you no matter what.
3. I love you even when you are angry at me.
4. I love you even when I am angry with you.
5. I love you when you are far way.
We all have different ways of parenting, below is a list of the different types of parents you can get. What do you think your parenting style is? Do you think you’re one of them or a mixture of a few. I think I'm definitely a mixture of a few of them, my own quirky style! I do think it's strange that there are actually specific type of parenting styles and that we fall into categories. What do you think? Do you think parenting styles can be categorized. I for one am just
I was early to pick my son up from school yesterday - for the very first time. I was early because he had told me that the reason he stubbed his toe at the end of the previous day was "because you weren't there." That hurt - more than the stubbed toe. It is one of the most difficult and important things in the world to make the most of your time... especially as a working mother. For the past few years, I have been mothering two beautiful young men (currently aged 3 and 4), f
My son of four was off sick the other day, so my normal day turned into a slow day of a four year old. All the things that I would get done in the day took a back seat and I had to stop and tell myself to be thankful to spend the day with him. He asked me to do thread the string game with him which was to thread four objects and tie them after. He wanted to take all of them off, I asked him are you sure because once he had done this he had to finish and knowing what he is lik
A new parenting trend that is becoming popular around the world is turning your childs baby teeth into jewellery, yip, you read that right. You know how most of us (well I have), keep our children’s first baby tooth that falls out, or all their teeth if they're not rotten, because they're so damn cute, well now you can wear it around your neck! Check out these examples: You can see more teeth jewelry here: TEETH JEWELRY What do YOU think of the new trend? Would you turn your
An extroverted child is not shy at all, loves talking (non-stop), enjoys making new friends, thrives on social interaction and is usually very energetic. If you're an introvert and your child is an extrovert it can be hard to understand them sometimes and know how to parent them and give them what they need emotionally. Here are some tips on how to care for an extrovert Respect their independence Compliment them in the company of others Accept and encourage their enthusias
Each child is different and we have to treat them differently. My son is a complete introvert and is extremely shy. Sometimes I forget how to deal with his needs, emotions and feelings because I'm an extrovert. Here are some tips on how to to care for shy, introverted children. Respect their need for privacy Never embarrass them in public Let them observe a new situation first Give them time to think, don't demand instand answers Don't interrupt them Give them a 15 minute w
See you later, alligator. In a while, crocodile. Out the door, dinosaur. Chop chop, lollipop. See you soon, baboon Take care, polar bear. Give a hug, ladybug. In an hour, sunflower Maybe two, kangaroo. Better swish, jellyfish Chow, chow, Brown cow. Better shake, rattlesnake. Bye, bye, butterfly Gotta go, buffalo. Let's jam, sam Blow a kiss, goldfish Be sweet, parakeet Got anymore you want to add? Comment below Author: Lisa Bulpin About: I'm a single mom to a superhero, onli
Sometimes life flies past us so quickly we forget to praise our children. Here is a list of 100 ways you can praise your child. Wow Way to go Super You're special Outstanding Excellent Great Good Neat Well done Remarkable I knew you could do it! I'm proud of you Fantastic Super star Nice work Looking good You're on top of it Beautiful Now you're flying You're catching on Now you've got it You're incredible You're on target You're on your way How nice How smart Good job That