Posted on February 9, 2023 by confidentparentsconfidentkids
Were you told you were loved as a child? To some, expressions of love are challenging to say…yet, our children need to hear them.
Posted on August 18, 2022 by confidentparentsconfidentkids
How do you support your teen’s transition back-to-school when they’ve been sleeping until noon all summer? Check out these ideas!
How are you setting up your home environment for the school year?
Posted on August 9, 2018 by confidentparentsconfidentkids
I’m gonna hold onto this couch and never let go! – E. Miller, Age 6 It’s the morning after our summer vacation at the lake. E awoke and said he had had a nightmare. “My school became a haunted village. A ghost dragged me around the grounds. And all of my school friends were …
Posted on December 28, 2017 by confidentparentsconfidentkids
The Start of the Year Offers the Ideal Chance to Create Smoother Bedtime and Morning Routines at Any Age… E, now ten-years-old, has a full two and a half week break over the holidays. And yes, we’ll do lots of visiting with friends and family. Sure, we are planning multiple entertaining outings. But there’s also …
Posted on August 25, 2016 by confidentparentsconfidentkids
It’s Just Another Day. Slipping Into Stockings, Stepping Into Shoes, Dipping In The Pockets Of Her Raincoat. Ah, It’s Just Another Day. Du Du Du Du Du It’s Just Another Day. Du Du Du Du Du It’s Just Another Day. – It’s Just Another Day, Paul McCartney “Do we really have to go back again?” …
Category: Building a Positive Family Environment, Modeling Social and Emotional Skills Tags: After school routine, Bedtime routine, Daily transitions with kids, Dinner routine, Family routines, Home routines, Homework, Morning routine, Power struggles, Preparing for learning, Preparing for school, School year routines
Posted on January 22, 2015 by confidentparentsconfidentkids
This week two readers share their challenges with bedtime. Perhaps these problems are similar to yours? One feels the bedtime routine stretches longer and longer while she is tired and wants to move through it more quickly. The other receives calls after the “Good nights” have been said. Fears of the dark, a desperate thirst …
Posted on January 15, 2015 by confidentparentsconfidentkids
“One of my happy thoughts was having peace and quiet in the house today to work,” I said. “Oh yeah. Mom, could you give me peace and quiet while I am going to sleep? I always hear you doing the dishes in the kitchen and it keeps me up,” said E in earnest. “I’ll try,” …
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