On this week’s edition of #coffeewithkelly we’re chatting all about how to deal with our kids’ fears, whether or not using “monster spray” is a good idea(!!!) and a convo on Sensory Processing Disorder. [Read more…]
Because there is nothing quite like the heartache of watching your kids struggle in the face of fear or anxiety, today I’m sharing my take on when to intervene, plus the three things I like to keep in mind in these tricky situations.
Take a peek and let me know what you think!
I try not to praise my kids.
I know that every parenting magazine under the sun tells you to lather on the praise nice and thick. After all, don’t kids need praise to build their self-esteem?! Doesn’t praise build their confidence and make them feel good?! [Read more…]
We are BIG on encouragement around here.
I find that encouraging words are usually fairly easy to come by when things are going well.
“You did it!”
“You tidied all your toys! Look how clean your room is!”
Easy enough. [Read more…]