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Date Nights with Mom - teaching little boys how to respect a woman. My dad used to take me on dates to show me how men were supposed to treat women. These are good lessons to learn early on.

This dad helped his sons get ready for a "date night" with their mom to start teaching them how they should treat women. EVERY parent should do this. And every dad should take the daughter on her first date to show her what to expect. So sweet!

Sheer genius.  I am going to have to hang onto this idea!!!

If you think parenting is tough, these tips are just the thing for you. These amazing tricks and tips will make your parenting life a lot easier and even fun.

It's tough to discipline your intense child. How do you shape your kids' behavior without breaking his spirit? Here are several tips.

Discipline and Your Intense Child

Discipline and Your Intense Child: high spirited children, intense kids, discipline, tips and tricks

Greetings from the other side, my friends. And by other side, I mean the almost dead side. Jiminey Christmas I had a horrible flu! I think I'm done with it, but I still have this cough that sounds ...

Raising Siblings As Friends

Greetings from the other side, my friends. And by other side, I mean the almost dead side. Jiminey Christmas I had a horrible flu! I think I'm done with it, but I still have this cough that sounds .

10 Ways to Help Children Get Along - Kids Activities Blog

10 Tips: Help Children Get Along

10 Tips: Help Children Get Along --> Great tips! Trust me, we use a lot of these :)

10 things to ask your kids ♡

Sometimes it's good to listen. Really listen. To your kids. Take a moment to talk with your kids this week. Ask a few questions. You may be surprised at what you find out! I think this can apply even to adult children!

Ultimate Guide to Parenting Communication

How you say things matters! Article on positive communication with young children; positive communication matters within the family

75 Activities to Stretch Your Child's Attention Span

75 Activities to Stretch Your Child's Attention Span- ideas are categorized by age groups.

I Think I Know Why You’re Yelling | Janet Lansbury - she's right, she does know

“I find that I become one of two moms when my children are upset. I’m either Mary Poppins — kind, loving, patient — or I’m completely intolerant and prone to yelling and screaming.

{New Year, New You} We're always setting weight loss goals and money saving goals ... but what about trying to be better parents? What parenting resolutions would you add to this list?

{New Year, New You} Don't set another weight loss goal.( I am setting another weight loss goal) Create a resolution that will truly make a difference at home with your whole family. Realistic Parenting Resolutions via Awesomely Awake}

10 ways to "mean business" without yelling. These are really wonderful and helps you understand how to speak in their language of what they can understand without saying No no no all the time and without raising your voice.: READ LATER!

10 Ways to Stop Yelling

being a better mommy: 10 Ways to stop Yelling. This is a great reminder for every mom. There is always a better way than raising your voice (unless they are in danger of course)

This post is by CWK Contributor Chelsea Lee Smith, who writes Moments a Day, where she has an entire collection of Hands on Activities to build character in your children.  I hope you will visit her there too. ~Alissa  “Don’t handicap your children by making their lives easy.” -Robert A. Heinlein With the plethora of […]

Teaching Resilience - 25 Everday Ideas for Teaching Kids Resilience

**Read** 25 ways to teach kids resilience - raising kid who will be able to overcome obstacles

Great blog post on natural consequences for kids undesirable actions... These are REALLY good.

Creative Consequences for Kids

This has some great tips on natural consequences for kids undesirable actions. Love the idea of natural consequences. Hate her idea of sending a kid to another room when acting like a brat, but she has other good stuff to say.