It is essential that we give our kids space to try a wide range of things and learn through their failures. They don’t have to be awesome at everything. In fact, learning to deal with being mediocre or not so good at something, is going to serve them so much more in the long run.
Now that the turkey is gone, the remainder of the holiday season and more treats and temptations loom before us. It is easy to get into a cycle of guilt simply for enjoying the bounty of the holidays. Wouldn’t it be nice if we could indulge and not let it make us feel bad that
I remember it like it was yesterday. I had taken my youngest son, who was three years old at the time, to a gym class. I had learned long ago that quiet, library story times were not a ‘good fit’ for an extremely active, rough and tumble boy. I figured a busy, movement filled class
Does you child tend to get overly worried about upcoming tests and quizzes? It’s great when students want to do well at school, but excess anxiety can backfire and make it difficult for kids to perform their very best. If you’re not sure what to say to help your child stay calm, you’re not alone.
If you are having trouble connecting with your teen, why not try speaking their language?