We wanted to do something new here on Kids Activities Blog. You already know that we love to share tips about raising kids, fun activities and our favorite kid-friendly recipes. This week we wanted to start sharing our favorite reads… the best parenting advice from around the web.
We share many viral posts on our Facebook page, but we are going to gather them here in one place, for easy access.
1). Make more than one meal for dinner.
You know what we have for dinner in our house? Whatever Mommy or Daddy makes. Unless my kids have a condition that prevents them from eating certain things or have given something an honest try and legitimately don't like it, I ™m not making a separate meal for them because the broccoli is too green or the rice is too ricey.
2). Give in to their whims because they whine about something.
Read more at Scary Mommy here.
You are late, they aren’t listening, you have tried it all and you lose your temper. We’ve all been there at some point. If you want to stop losing your temper, these tips are spot-on and practical. They work!
Read more on Kids Activities Blog here.
When our kids do something that I disapprove of, I often start with I love you so much, but your choice today made me really sad or I will discipline them and talk to them afterwards. I tell our kids, every day, I love you all the time. I love you when I am happy or sad. I love you when…
Read more on Your Modern Family here.
Growing up in the ’90s was the best of both worlds: I had epic ’80s movies to play over and over again, and I got to live through 10 years of amazing film releases, many of which have stuck with me my whole life (and are still on constant rotation).
Read more on Pop Sugar here.
I all too easily get caught up in surviving the day with my little kids. I ™m overwhelemd with tantrums and backtalk, with wiping bottoms, with 50 snacks a day and endless requests for more milk. I ™m stuck at the end of every night trying to get the paw patrol song out of my head and hoping against hope no one will wake up crying in the middle of the night because I just need a break…”
Read more on Beauty Through Imperfection here.
A few months ago I started connecting with the girls on a very different level. We started writing journals to each other. The journal provides the kids the space and freedom to be open and honest about things they feel or think. It really provides a deeper connecting between you.
Read more at Kristina Grum here.
Now I am a dad and I have three sons. Our first three kids that we had were all boys ¦ Just up my alley from what I was used to. Remembering back from what we did as boys I thought This should be pretty easy! Well ¦ then came our little princess Allie. Like her Mom, she is all girl. She loves everything that was opposite of what I was used to. It was all just a little different.
Read more from Your Modern Dad here.
This was my hallway last Wednesday. Broken. Sharp. Treacherous. This was my hallway. It was my son who did this.
Read more on Majestic Unicorn.
I know. You're worried. Every day, your child comes home with a story about THAT kid. The one who is always hitting shoving pinching scratching maybe even biting other children. The one who always has to hold my hand in the hallway. The one who has a special spot at the carpet…
Read more on Miss Night’s Mutters here.
It's okay to cry. Hormones are a beast, and that's all there is to that. Sometimes you will cry, and you won't even know why. But that's okay. Just remember to breathe, and wash your face when you're done ” because you don't want to wake up with puffy eyes tomorrow.
Read more on Totally The Bomb here.
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Good Parenting Boils Down to This
How to be more Patient with your Kids
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