• Find your inner cat
    by Michael Grose on August 13, 2018 at 12:40 am

    Ever notice how kids will happily respond to one parent, while their partner can use the same words but always be ignored? There’s no mystery to this. It’s the way we say something as well as the words we choose … The post Find your inner cat appeared first on Parenting Ideas. […]

  • Parenting kids who want to be boss
    by Michael Grose on August 6, 2018 at 1:20 am

    If you are locked in a power struggle with a child or youngster, then you’ll be forever battling to get some cooperation unless you make some adjustments. The coercive approach won’t cut it as they’ll refuse outright, or just dawdle … The post Parenting kids who want to be boss appeared first on Parenting Ideas. […]

  • Win kids’ cooperation, don’t demand it
    by Michael Grose on July 30, 2018 at 1:45 am

    Parenting is fun when kids are cooperative, but a nightmare when kids refuse to behave the way you wish they would. Normally, we would expect kids to cooperate with their parents. After all, fitting in with the expectations of their … The post Win kids’ cooperation, don’t demand it appeared first on Parenting Ideas. […]

  • 7 phrases to avoid when kids are anxious
    by Michael Grose on July 23, 2018 at 3:20 am

    Talking with kids when they are anxious can be hard work for parents and teachers. Sometimes just one word out of place or spoken with the wrong tone of voice can get a child’s back up, upset them or make … The post 7 phrases to avoid when kids are anxious appeared first on Parenting Ideas. […]

  • Encourage girls to face their fears
    by Michael Grose on July 16, 2018 at 8:00 am

    All kids experience fear at some stage but according to a recent study girls experience more fears than boys. Author Gisela Preuschoff, in her book Raising Girls, describes a recent longitudinal study that showed how girls are more fearful than … The post Encourage girls to face their fears appeared first on Parenting Ideas. […]

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