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March 30 for 30 Challenge

March 30 for 30 Challenge




Bringing Out the Best in Your Child

Everyone struggles with raising kids sometimes. All parents mean the best for their kids but sometimes we really don’t know which way to turn. So I thought I would share this thing with you.

Choosing Home Playground Equipment

As a parent a challenge can be choosing home playground equipment for your children to play on. However, you will want to take a couple of things into consideration while choosing home playground equipment. Here are a couple of things that I took into consideration while finding my children a home playground with proper equipment.

Problem Child – A Psychic (Since Birth) – Shares Why Some Children Are Rebellious!

Growing up as a child is never easy, and neither is being a parent. Here are two individuals, on opposite ends of the spectrum, groveling in the dark, and learning on the run.

Simple Chores For Your Kids

Chores at home can interfere with parents’ ability to spend quality time with their children. Find ways to get kids involved so you have time get house work done and have fun too!

Parenting Relationships

Parenting relationships are hard emotionally, and I think the key ingredient in parenting relationships is for the parent to manage their emotions, so that parenting is done from a system rather than an emotion. I have never loved like I love my kids, and I have never been angry like I can get angry at my kids, and teaching them over and over about important tasks like cleaning up the snack debris and the bedroom and bathroom debris and the fire pit debris and keeping them safe, those tasks demand energy and discipline and I fear that when I teach them sternly, they will withdraw their love.

Parenting Counseling

Parenting counseling, what does that mean? I am a parent, a late life parent, which has its own built in wisdom and deficiencies when the kids are almost 11 and just turned 5.

Back to School and Organizing

It is that time of the year again, back to school. According to CNN Money, families will spend $548.72 on school supplies this year. Before school even starts, taking a few days to go through the clothes is a good idea. For the younger kids, take a few rainy days and break down the clothes into pants, shirts, and hand me downs if those apply. Do not wait until the first 40 degree day to discover your child has no jeans that fit. You can wait to buy the heavier clothes until September, but know what you need before you head out.

Are Your Kids Disengaged?

Have you noticed that teenagers can’t go anywhere without some sort of electronic device in their hands? Are you helping them disengage in life? Parents needs to set parameters for usage and get our kids to engage in conversation and activities the stimulate the mind instead of going to neutral and running a test pattern. Feed the brain with numbing activities and it wants more, feed it with growth oriented activities and it wants more. It’s that simple.

My Granddaughter is Being Teased – What Do I Do? Teach Your Kids How to Handle Teasing Effectively

A child who is bullied can grow into a depressed adult – not because they are bullied, but because they don’t know how to handle it. Do you know how to help your child deal with being teased?

Can’t Get Your Child in the Classroom Door? Ways to Make the Back to School Transition Easier

On one hand, summer seems to be dragging on and you are looking forward to school starting again. Yet, your toddler spent the first three weeks of school last year feeling anxious and crying and you can’t stomach the thought of going through that again. There are things you can do now to help prepare your little one to make the transition easier.

Baby and Toddler Discipline

Dealing with a misbehaving baby or toddler can be difficult. Is there anything you can do if your small child smacks you and thinks it’s funny or is constantly grabbing things she shouldn’t be grabbing? Yes, there is an appropriate, effective way to discipline babies and toddlers when they misbehave.

Getting Off to School – Making it Calm Instead of Chaotic

Do you ever find yourself rushing around in the morning desperately trying to get your kids off to school? Feeling rushed and hassled first thing in the morning is not a good way to start a day! Unfortunately many parents and children report this is exactly how they feel in the mornings.

Troubled Youth – 7 Secret Questions to Ask When Seeking Treatment For Your Teen

When you decide it is time to look for treatment for your troubled youth, there might be closer to one hundred questions to ask yourself. But, here are the seven most important questions every parent should ask when seeking teen treatment.

When Parent Wisdom Cannot Prevail

As parents, we forget the heartaches and disappointments we experienced as teens or young adults, because we had to toughen them out and move on. Outside of possible suicide, which sadly too many young people commit, what choice did we have? Yes, many of us thought our worlds were coming to an end, for many of us more than once, and no one else could possibly know, and much less understand, what we were going through and how we could possibly face another day.

Bed Wetting Alarms – How to Stop Your Child From Bed Wetting Today

Many parents run into the difficulty of having a child that is a chronic bed wetter. Often it can be very frustrating. Most children that do this have no control. It is sometimes a psychological problem. One of the best solutions is to use a bed wetting alarm. However, you must you it in the right way. Here are a few tips on how to use a bed wetting alarm and not traumatize your child.

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