Last year, I shared the principles behind Positive Discipline in a talk at Kyle’s school and in a blog post. I promised to share tips on how to apply the principles, so here they are 1. Create rules that are fair and applicable to everyone. When I make a rule, I make sure it gets […]
A few months ago, I gave a talk on Positive Discipline at Kyle’s school, MindChamps International School. When I was informed about the topic to be discussed, I did some research on it. I soon realized that I was already using this form of parenting with Kyle, without knowing what it was called. As parents, […]
When Kyle turned one, we started an annual charity event. I want it to be a family tradition during Kyle’s birthday that we spend time with less fortunate kids. I know that at age one, Kyle won’t understand what was happening. But I wanted to start while he was young, to lay the foundations for […]
From the time Kyle first learned how to talk, we taught him to say thank you. We call them the “polite words” on his list. Those two words are very, very important. Every time Kyle receives something, we make sure he says thank you. We remind him to say thank you to everyone, even if […]
They say motherhood is a gift. I have to agree wholeheartedly. It’s the most challenging job in the world, yet it’s also the most rewarding. Here are the five things I appreciate most about being a mom.
Sure, their adult years seem like a lifetime away, but it’s never too early to teach your child how to stand on his own two feet. ~Linda DiProperzio When you are a mom, especially if it’s your first time, it seems like you are in a constant state of fear. When Kyle was just a […]