"Calm down" is a phrase that we all use, especially with kids when experiencing intense emotions. Here are some alternative phrases that just might yield better results, and an action plan to put them in place.
Raising happy, responsible and independent kids means helping them gain the essential life skills they will need as adults. Expecting children to contribute to the family by doing chores not only helps them gain those life skills, but also helps them to build confidence and feel capable. The Importance of Chores for Children with Printable Chore Chart by Age. .
What do you do with a day that seems to go all wrong? Turn your day around with these quick tips to be a better mom in the small moments! Take 5 seconds to show your kids they are valued and loved in your home.
It's important to stay calm and use empathy when we talk to our kids. Sometimes, it's hard to know what to say instead. Here are some examples of how we "react" to our kids and some alternative responses to try instead