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Is It Time For Your Family To Hit The Charts? (And I'm not talkin’ Top 40)

Is It Time For Your Family To Hit The Charts? (And I'm not talkin’ Top 40)

Incorporating more routine and consistency can help decrease power struggles and increase cooperation and fun in your home!

Every parent at one time or another has either thought about or made a chart for their child.  It almost never seems like there is enough time to get out the door in the morning or get kids to bed without power struggles no matter how much time you have.  The type of charts that I suggest using are not reward charts, because there are no stickers or prizes that your child identifies or earns.  Yet, there are valuable gifts that are received...  the gift of life skills and responsibility!  Now, who doesn’t feel great about helping their child develop confidence, independence, and responsibility?! 

Summer Sanity Series- Part II Keeping Your Summer Fun On Track

Summer Sanity Series- Part II Keeping Your Summer Fun On Track

Summer is in full swing now and everyone is embracing the sunshine and the warm weather. With all the fun summer activities, parents tend to get a little more relaxed in their parenting. Being a bit more flexible and going with the flow can be wonderful and liberating, unless you are undoing the habits you worked so hard to maintain the rest of the year. Keeping your parenting consistent with your values during the summer months can definitely be more challenging when everyone is focused on having a fun time. Below are two more ways to be mindful this summer to help keep your family on track and ensure everyone is staying healthy and enjoying themselves.

Preparing for Summer Podcast on Joyful Courage

Preparing for Summer Podcast on Joyful Courage

Casey invites fellow Positive Discipline Coach, Melissa Benaroya, to discuss surviving Summer Break. In this episode they offer practical tools and solutions to set you and your family up for a successful summer. Two to three months is a long time to keep your kids occupied and stimulated.  Get an insight into the importance of boredom and why you don’t have to plan every single second of your children’s vacation. Tune in and learn how routine and summer coexist to help you have fun too!