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When Too Many Cooks in the Kitchen Is a Good Thing433036How involved are your kids in planning or preparing family meals? Are they limited to setting the table one night a week? Or is it something slight...11/22/2017 6:13:40 PMHow involved are your kids in planning or preparing family meals Are they limited to setting the table one night a week Or is it something slightly less demanding, like standing in 614https://www.parenting.org/article/Pages/Forms/AllItems.aspxhtmlFalseaspx
Who's on First? Giving Kids Their Fair Share of Attention432926​It is normal for siblings to compete for their parents' attention and time. Unfortunately, children may use inappropriate behaviors like whining, ...9/25/2017 2:22:47 PMIt is normal for siblings to compete for their parents' attention and time Unfortunately, children may use inappropriate behaviors like whining, tattling, fighting and arguing to 1319https://www.parenting.org/article/Pages/Forms/AllItems.aspxhtmlFalseaspx
Grandma's Rule: Chart it!432769One effective way to change behavior is to use charts and contracts. Charts and contracts are agreements between you and your kids that spell out w...9/25/2017 1:15:05 PMOne effective way to change behavior is to use charts and contracts Charts and contracts are agreements between you and your kids that spell out what they will receive from you 506https://www.parenting.org/article/Pages/Forms/AllItems.aspxhtmlFalseaspx
Parents’ work schedules leave little time spent with kids431323 Question: My husband and I have three children, ages 17, 12 and 11. I’ve inherited my father’s business, which is located four hours away ...9/15/2017 9:15:36 PMMy husband and I have three children, ages 17, 12 and 11 I’ve inherited my father’s business, which is located four hours away from our home For almost a year now, I have been 334https://www.parenting.org/questions-and-answers/Pages/Forms/AllItems.aspxhtmlFalseaspx
Teaching Values To Our Children 433002​As parents, we want our children to be honest, decent, caring individuals. Simply hoping our children will naturally acquire these skills is not e...4/30/2018 5:45:13 PMAs parents, we want our children to be honest, decent, caring individuals Simply hoping our children will naturally acquire these skills is not enough They must see what it means to 462https://www.parenting.org/article/Pages/Forms/AllItems.aspxhtmlFalseaspx
How to help your child build independence431529How to help your child build independence:Building independence is really, really important for kids and it can sometimes be met with trepidati...6/16/2017 1:03:00 AMBuilding independence is really, really important for kids and it can sometimes be met with trepidation for parents Sometimes it is difficult for us to let go and allow our kids to 374https://www.parenting.org/videos/Pages/Forms/AllItems.aspxhtmlFalseaspx
What are some good ways to keep kids active during the summer?431687What are some good ways to keep kids active during the summer? Many times parents will come in and ask questions about providing structure for...6/16/2017 1:03:09 AMMany times parents will come in and ask questions about providing structure for the summer Kids have structure all day long in classes and most times parents work full-time jobs so 318https://www.parenting.org/videos/Pages/Forms/AllItems.aspxhtmlFalseaspx
Is It Too Early To Teach My Toddler and Preschooler Responsibility?432865There are plenty of small responsibilities tailor-made for the little hands of your toddler or preschooler. It wouldn't be unreasonable for your...6/16/2017 1:02:18 AMThere are plenty of small responsibilities tailor-made for the little hands of your toddler or preschooler It wouldn't be unreasonable for your toddler to have the responsibility 417https://www.parenting.org/article/Pages/Forms/AllItems.aspxhtmlFalseaspx
Mom Seeks Parenting Skills 431660 Question: I have been a divorced, single mother for three years, and I am concerned that I lack the necessary skills to effectively parent...9/15/2017 9:15:32 PMI have been a divorced, single mother for three years, and I am concerned that I lack the necessary skills to effectively parent my two girls, ages 11 and 6. I was adopted and 329https://www.parenting.org/questions-and-answers/Pages/Forms/AllItems.aspxhtmlFalseaspx