Creating an intentional evening routine (for myself and my kids) has been such a game changer. We’re in better moods throughout the day and our home feels more organized. These tips to create an ideal kid’s bedtime routine have made all the difference.
“Peaceful parenting” sounds wonderful, until you realize that your five-year-old is using the couch as a trampoline and your toddler is smearing mud around the kitchen. That discipline style would never work in your house… or could it? Learn the difference between peaceful, authoritarian, and permissive parenting and when you should use them.
People often equate assertiveness with being harsh or overbearing, but it doesn’t have to mean that. There are many times in life when you should be assertive, like in your career, marriage, and with your kids. If you do it correctly, you won’t have to compromise your values to get there.
The life of a stepparent-stepchild relationship brings a whole new world of challenges. Many factors can make or break it, especially disciplining stepchildren. The answer for this situation is very simple.