Why These 12 Great Parenting Ideas Are Awesome
Have Family Traditions
Traditions are what great families are made of! And in those traditions contain the seeds of some happy, and awesome life memories for us and our kids!
Example: Cook Pancakes Once A Week-Make it a family affair
Spending Time With Kids
Doing activities and being a part of your kid's lives on a regular basis is the glue that keeps families together and helps to build a stronger family bond within.
The old saying spend more time with your kids than dollars is an adequate way to sum this up.
Time is valuable, I know, but the more you can spend it with your kids the better. Your kids are only young once!
Avoid Your First Impulse When Kids Are Naughty
Those first few seconds can sometimes get the better of you! Hold back, count to 10, and calm down. It might not be worth raging over! Besides, how often do you end up regretting using angry words to relay your messages? Once you have had some time to reflect upon it all those sorts of unruly misbehaving moments, might not have been so bad, and plus, it can be a great moment to teach…
Help Your Kids To Understand Their Emotions
Getting your kids to understand their feelings and how to control them can be a normal part of growing up. Understanding and showing empathy and guidance can help.
Children may not always do what we say, but they do watch you (even if you don't think they are paying attention to you) and they will do what you do.
Kids will learn how to regulate their emotions through us. If we stay calm, it teaches kids that there is no emergency. It can be said for most emotions.
Make Your Kids Knowledgeable
Little kids are curious about the world and are often like sponges. They love learning about the world around them.
Help to increase their knowledge. Read to them ,talk to them, get them thinking…
Compliment Kids When Their Actions Are Good
This is a great way to reinforce what expectations you have of them, from learning good manners to helping around the house to building their values.
If you see your kids doing the kinds of actions and general good qualities that your family aspires to, make sure you let them you know how cool it is to see!
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