Whether he’ll be trying to figure out a tough math problem, mastering the art of playing an instrument or attempting to hang in there when he has a demanding coach someday, your child’s key to success is a can-do attitude. And if you’re noticing your toddler would rather quit than commit when he tries new things, you can turn around his attitude with a few simple steps.
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- 5 Times When Parents Need an Adult Recess
- Rainy Day Activities Your Child Will Love
- Taking a Road Trip with a Toddler in Tow
- How to Teach Your Child That Appearance Isn't Everything
- How to Encourage a Close Relationship Between Your Children
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- Surviving the Boredom of Bed Rest
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Recess is that golden time of day every kid longs for at school. It’s a chance for kids to run wild, forget about what happened earlier in the day, and not think about what’s looming ahead of them. They live totally in the moment, doing whatever they want, playing at full speed.
We could all learn a thing or two about life from our kids. Taking time for the occasional adult recess could do us parents a world of good.
If you are experiencing any of these following challenges, you should take an adult recess as soon as possible.
Rainy days and spring go hand in hand. What doesn’t mix so well into that equation is your toddler, especially if you have a little one who likes to be outside as much as he can.
Here are some activities to cheer your toddler up when the weather isn’t cooperating with what he’d like to do.
Traveling when you have kids isn’t as carefree as it was during your child-free days. It requires planning and a lot of trouble-shooting to make sure you have a successful trip and as few meltdowns as possible. Here are some tips to make sure you have smooth sailing on your road trip.
Taking pride in your appearance isn’t a bad thing – it can help you in the workplace and give you more confidence. But sometimes children’s focus on their looks zooms past showing concern about it and heads right into conceited territory.
How do you walk that fine line between teaching children about having pride in their appearance and focusing too much on it?
If you have two children, you’ve been doubly blessed. But whether they are twins, triplets or singles, they’re bound to have times when they can’t get along at all. And when siblings aren’t getting along, the whole household tends to know it. The screaming, tattling and fighting can reach epic proportions.
What can you do to instill a sense of brotherly or sisterly love between your kids? Turns out, there’s a lot you can do to foster a close relationship between them.