Love is shown by really listening. By understanding how your child feels even if you must not agree. It's OK to say "I don't agree". Say it, have a respectful conversation about it and set any boundaries that you consider need to be set. Just make sure you allow your c...

February 6, 2019

Today, a thought.

It seems that lately, articles on how to teach our kids to self control are overflowing my feeds and every time I read one, I can't refrain from screaming: "NO!!!!" In all of these articles, we are being taught all kinds of techniques to pass on to our...

When we feel that we belong to the groups that we are a part of, we tend to be more proactive towards the goals of that group, we collaborate more and we have more tolerance when it comes to situations which we don’t like or don’t agree with. This, translated into pare...

Who hasn’t been in that desperate moment when one of your children is throwing a massive tantrum, going crazy, making you feel absolutely powerless and why not, also embarrassed? - I’ve had. 

Children throw tantrums and you know what? We do too. Think about it. We do it...

Why do children behave the way they do? Is it on purpose? Because sometimes, it feels like it is…

March 12, 2018

Yesterday I was at another presentation about device usage and the importance of limiting it to our children and ourselves, and when the time for Q&A came, a parent asked THE QUESTION. He said: “We know that these things (programs that we commonly use in our devices to...

February 9, 2018

In my previous post, "Getting ready in the morning: one of the most dreaded parts of the day", I addressed the challenge of actually getting our children out of bed. Now, it's time to get them out of the house.

"Eat, please". "Brush your teeth". "Put your shoes on". "Ba...

January 2, 2018

Mornings are one of the most dreaded times of the day for parents and caregivers. Getting our children to be ready on time is for most of us no piece of cake, starting with the act itself of waking our children up [deep breath].

"Honey, time to get up!", "Good...

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