Words have tremendous power, and our messages can affect our children even more than we realize. Paul Axtell, author of Ten Powerful Things to Say to Your Kids, shares the positive statements that can bolster a child’s ego and instill a profound sense of security.
Parenting Our Children
“Price is usually the biggest factor when choosing where to shop.
Why should you take the time to try and wrangle a better deal on that new fridge? Because a lot is at stake, says Ellie Kay, author of The 60-Minute Financial Workout. In today’s economy, no one can afford to throw money away, particularly parents with growing kids and rising expenses.
While the classroom teaches children many valuable lessons, the playground does, too. Without their even realizing it, problem-solving, collaborating and negotiating are all part of the fun!
Organizing your home can take a village of helpers, and putting your kids in charge of their rooms is the perfect place to start. With order comes a great lesson in valuing what's important - and letting go of what's not.
Role modeling techniques and go-to resources can help parents transform little pessimists into bright-eyed optimists.
The world needs optimists, now more than ever. Optimism, or the conviction that things will work out in the end, is a cornerstone of resilience and an asset in achieving any kind of success.
It’s National Nutrition Month, a great time to revisit what’s on the menu at home and make simple adjustments to ensure that everyone’s eating for their very good health.