It’s okay, it’s not what you think. As parents, especially those of us with ADHD kids, we sometimes get into the habit of criticizing our kids. Jackie @ LJSkool shares this simple but effective way to remember to praise those kids that can be a bit challenging.
Remember the old addage, “sticks and stones may break my bones, but words will never hurt me?” Well . . . it’s baloney. And Kim over at Not Consumed shares why. And then goes one to remind us of some things we shouldn’t say to our kids (but probably do — OUCH!).
As a boy mom, I feel the weight of this task. As a mom of a teen boy, I REALLY feel the weight of this task. I love how Sarah from Frugal Fun for Boys takes respect down to its roots — the Bible. It’s the only way, really.
High school is just around the corner. I could stay in denial, but that’s not doing anyone any good. I was excited to happen upon this post from Dottie at Teachers of Good Things. It’s giving me a great place to start.
Ben doesn’t have a smartphone, but some of your teens might. I thought there were some pretty sensible rules here from TeenSafe, my favorite being, ” No sending pictures that you wouldn’t want grandma to see.” Words to live by and not just for teens.