24 People Who Are Really Nailing This Parenting Thing The mom who came up with the "get along shirt." via These parents who know how to travel with kids. via Any parent that uses the same tactics on their kids and their cats.
This has some great tips on natural consequences for kids undesirable actions. Love the idea of natural consequences. Hate her idea of sending a kid to another room when acting like a brat, but she has other good stuff to say.
As a teacher I beg you to teach your kids to tie their shoes! How To Teach A To Tie Shoes In 5 Minutes! Previous pinner wrote, "This is amazing! This is crazy. I've been sitting here tying my shoe over and over in disbelief.
Game for teaching manners. "My kids beg me to play this game. Mom and dad always lose; our kids now have better manners than we do." Designed for table manners but could be adapted for use in other places!
Calming jar-tell child that they need a break and may come back when everything has settled to the bottom - I think I love this idea. Better than a simple time out for temper tantrums. some days I think that I need a calming jar.
Time out chair : boys will be boys. But I'm raising my boy to be a man one day. Shouting is not nice and kicking hurts. Nobody likes their face in the dirt. So boys that fight, kick, and shout will be boys that.sit in time out!
The New Old-Fashioned Parenting book, by Liat Hughes Joshi, gives tips on tackling spoilt kids and advises frazzled parents to stand firm, encourage chores and polite manners and turn off the WiFi (file picture, posed)