Category Archives: responsibility

Parenting Tip: Allow Children to Make Mistakes They can Learn from

Have you ever watched your child on the edge of making a mistake? It plays out in slow motion. Perhaps it is something small like trying to pick up too many things at once and having everything slip out of … Continue reading

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Parenting Tip: Choose Chores that Fit your Child’s Interests

This tip revolves around that dreaded “C” word – chores. Do your children have assigned chores to do around the home? Are they doing them? Many parents find that chores can be a real source of angst, with parents spending … Continue reading

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Parenting Tip: Focus on Children’s Actual Behavior, Not their Mood

Have you ever had to say “no” to your children when they ask to do something? Or have your children ever resisted doing something you tell them to do? You use all your positive parenting skills to get them to … Continue reading

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Laying the Foundation for Responsibility One Cookie at a Time

Do you wish to be great? Then begin by being. Do you desire to construct a vast and lofty fabric? ….. The higher your structure is to be, the deeper must be its foundation. ~Saint Augustine   Ah, foundation. It’s … Continue reading

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