Change happens at a heart level. This tool for Christian parents can be used with 3-7 year olds to address not just outward behavior, but the heart.
Category - Train and Correct
These articles will help you train your children and address misbehavior- all from a biblical, restoration perspective.
Tweens are not an easy bunch to parent. Here we will explore the unique challenges of parenting this age group and some proactive things you can do to stay ahead of the peer pressure curve.
Our parenting skills and methods need to adjust as our kids age. Here you will learn effective ways to train and discipline your elementary aged child.
Preschoolers can be a tough bunch. Here you will learn how to manage behaviors specific to this age group as well as parenting tools needed to effectively train and make the most of this very malleable time of childhood.
The "terrible twos" don't have to be so terrible! Most of your work during this developmental stage will be in the form of education and re-direction. You will learn that consistency is key and that "no" doesn't have to be the most-used word in your home.
Much of the work you will do during this developmental stage will have to do with structure and setting limits. You and your toddler will have a much better time if routines fill his day and if attentiveness and persistence formulate your parenting.
Discipline is not a four letter word. Fundamentally, it has to do with training. And, yes, even babies need that. Here you will learn how you can gently but effectively train your baby in the first year of life.
Toddlers and transitions can be like oil and water: they just don't mix well. Here you will learn effective ways to make your next transition from the playground, grandma's house or the local pool as smooth as possible.
When our children disobey, bad things happen. Communicating this truth in times of calm along with the specific consequences that misbehavior brings is one way we can teach our children that a state of obedience is the best place to be.
It is our job to help them see that obedience is more attractive than disobedience. Here are some suggestions on how to talk to children about the blessings that come from obeying Mom and Dad.
We all have rules that we want our children to follow. But how many of us have these rules posted for all to see? Creating and posting family rules that are based on family values is one way increase compliance in children and accountability in parents.
Temper tantrums. All toddlers have them and almost all parents struggle with how to deal with them. Here are 8 things you can do to manage a temper tantrum from beginning to end.
Our critical review (including pros and cons) on the popular parenting book, "Have a New Kid by Friday" by Dr. Kevin Leman.
Do you force your children to apologize? Is it really anything more than mere words? Here we will explore ways to get to the real issue at hand: true repentance.
A step-by-step guide on how to get kids to listen and obey a command or instruction the first time it is given. It's all in the delivery!
Grocery shopping with kids doesn't have to be a drag. Here are 9 things you can do so that the next time you grocery shop with young kids it will be a success!
This article with guide you through the steps for a better way to do time outs - one that builds in time for God.
Here are seven tips to help your toddler sit through a church service. Try them, they work!