When I was a child, I remember coming home from school one day and sharing with my mom that at school they were teaching us that George Washington was the first leader of our country, "But this is not what our indigenous Elders are teaching us", I said to my mother. She continues cooking and [...]
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1. What is most important when we think about disciplining our kids? Prevention is essential for children under five. Make sure that they are well fed and well rested. Hunger and sleepiness cause bad behavior in children. Maintain a strict routine. A routine helps children anticipate what is going to happen and when it is [...]
intention: inˈten(t)SH(ə)n/ (noun) an aim or plan (Websters, 2005) Here is a quick list of ways to improve your parenting to enjoy success with those whom mean most to you, your children. Understand your past and how it affects your present. Attachment theorists understand that the greatest predictor of how a child will develop and thrive is how [...]