Your Parenting On Purpose Toolbox

A blog can be a tool that works much like a diary. When I'm inspired or when I feel I have something to get off my chest, when it's from my heart I write it here for you to find.

Feel free to browse or find what you need in the categories in the right-hand column.  I hope my musings are helpful, and by all means: COMMENT. I'm always open to feedback.

Help Your Kids Listen and Behave Better helping kids listen intentional parenting kid's misbehavior parenting tips Nov 03, 2021

What if I told you that there was one simple thing that you could do to help your child listen and behave better?  Because there actually is one thing that you can do, and the answer is likely to surprise you.  The one thing that you can do is to acknowledge how your child is feeling when they misbehave or are expressing negative feelings.

I know that doesn’t sound right.  When our kids express...

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Communication Tip for Littles, Helping Your Toddler to Listen helping kids listen parenting tips Oct 26, 2021

Have you ever noticed how much you tell your kids NOT to do something?  Don’t run in the house, don't sit on the table, don’t spill your drink, stop hitting the dog — the list seems really long some days!  If you are like most parents, you’ll find your kids don’t listen the first time and your volume and blood pressure continue to rise as you repeat yourself.

There is...

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