Like most parents I fear that I fall short with my children. I worry that I don’t have what it takes as a mom and that I could possibly ruin my one shot at this child rearing
Yesterday I explained why the media diet your children are on is so important, but how do we know what is healthy when it comes to the entertainment they consume? The answer is that it's
Last week I blogged about the entertainment industry, 50 Shades of Grey and all that stuff (and there is a lot of STUFF). I really appreciate the tremendous amount of supportive feedback I got from
Along with computer science and foreign language, finance is one of the unconventional elementary education subjects that I feel is overlooked and/or introduced far too late. I was raised by parents that would confess to making
I went on and on yesterday explaining the mind of a toddler. If you missed it I would encourage you to go back and read it sometime. I consider it Part One of my toddler
All the books I mentioned and the whole concept of Teachable Parenting comes down to the realization that children are people too. Did Dr. Seuss not already tell us this in Horton Hears a Who?
I will say it over, and over again, but teachable parenting realizes that you don’t control others. I learned early on in motherhood that there were a lot of things I couldn’t force my child to
This week I have shared some practical tips for Teachable Parenting including; Logical Consequences, How to Respond to Whining, and Giving Choices. Today's tip is to avoid lectures and keep things short and simple. All of the three books I have previously sited
It's day 12 of the 31 days of Teachable Parenting challenge and I've given a lot of Bible verses and shared a lot about matters of the heart. That is the core of Teachable Parenting.
I know the Keep Calm memes got old a while ago, but it really does apply here! We've discussed loving responses for mistakes and emotional outbursts. We also talked about how empathy is so much
The foundation of my beliefs in what I have been labeling “Teachable Parening” is that my family unit can be a reflection of God’s relationship with us. When we look at the Bible to see