Having a family dinner is one of the most important household routines. This is especially true when children head back to school and the days get busier and literally shorter. Benefits of a regular family meal are well documented—school success,
Got a toddler? Avoid these 9 mistakes… Mistake No. 1: Being Inconsistent Toddlers do best when they know what to expect, whether it’s what time they bathe or go to bed or what consequences they’ll face for misbehaving.
I can usually tell if a family is prepared the moment I enter the exam room. When children are prepared for a situation, there is a greater chance that they will cooperate, behave and enjoy their experience. When parents are
Chore, task, job. No matter what you call it, it’s a responsibility. And it’s never too early to begin teaching children responsibility. What you chose may vary by age from picking up toys to cleaning their room. By starting your
“I want it now!” your toddler screams. Everyone turns and stares as if you are a bad mom because your child is throwing a fit. But anyone who has had children knows that tantrums are a normal part of childhood.
“When do I get an allowance?” my kindergartner asked. “All of my friends get an allowance.” Wow. I wasn’t prepared for that. So I did a little research and found that most experts agree that starting to teach children about