Many people do not know what committed and loving parents say and do on a daily basis. If you have grown up in a dysfunctional family or never had a stable family life, how would you know? This article tells the story of a foster daughter who first saw my husband and I dancing together in the kitchen and it changed her life. Sharing the story has also changed the lives of those who have heard it. May you enjoy the dance? You will also enjoy the affordable and effective parenting books available at http://amzn.to/kindlebyjudy
When we teach our children to be a kind and responsible person, we are really teaching three things: 1) Confidence 2)Character and
3) Critical thinking skills. This life-skills will stand them in good stead no matter what journey they may take in life.
Parents, teachers, caregivers, coaches and other caring adults are concerned with how to teach values and self-esteem to the children in their lives.
Families teach us that we can survive the pain of divorce, mental illness, abuse, alcoholism, suicide, unemployment, violence and all the other stuff that happens in life. The functional and flourishing family is most productive when it has goals and values as a unit.
When your family is supportive and respectful of the rights and dreams of each other, it is a wonderful spring-board to life.
It is just as easy to see yourself and the members of your family having positive character traits as to dwell on the failure and disappointment. What you focus on, you get more of. Shift your mindless chatter to good thoughts and look for the positive traits.
Parenting is a big job. Learn from other successful families and guide your children to be self sufficient, responsible adults. If you were in a dysfunctional situation, ask for help on setting boundaries and healthy discipline methods.
As the economy becomes more unstable and family finances go up and down, I see those families who are able to weather the storm and those who are devastated and destroyed. What makes some families resilient and bounce back? Be a bounce back person.
Why won’t my kid behave? What makes him so angry? How can I control his angry behavior? Why is his behavior rude and obnoxious? How can we teach respect and responsibility? Are all kids his age lazy? What am I […]