10 Playful Solutions For Morning & Evening Routines : Parents S.H.A.R.E

10 Playful Solutions For Morning & Evening Routines : Parents S.H.A.R.E

Alternatives to Punishment, Parenting, Preschoolers 3-5 yrs
“Play is our brain’s favorite way of learning.” -Diane Ackerman In this Parents S.H.A.R.E. post, our positive parenting community is sharing how they have used play as a parenting tool when faced with a variety of challenges during the morning and evening routines, from races to singing silly songs here are many fun ideas!!  Make it a RACE!  One of my favorites is racing to see who gets dressed first, my daughter or Tiger. We have no argument about getting dressed. -Amanda D My three girls like to race and see who will be the first to have everything done for bed first. The oldest sometimes even slows down and lets her sisters be winners too. -Darci We make a race to get down to the bus stop every morning and sometimes we…
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Parenting When You Are Too Angry to Deal: Parents S.H.A.R.E.

Parenting When You Are Too Angry to Deal: Parents S.H.A.R.E.

Help By Age & Stage, Parenting
Sometimes we find ourselves in a bad mood, tired, hungry or stressed out...but our children still need us and yet we feel simply too angry to deal! What can we do? How can we meet our child's needs, keep parenting and just get through that moment? Here are some Solutions, Hope and Real Experiences from parents of the positive parenting community on what they do when they are too angry to deal: Think Positively I try to think of some positive aspect about my child and remind myself that this moment will also pass.  - Shweta. I have a list of things I love about my child, I go to that list and read it over and over again until I feel more positive about what is going on. -Anonymous I…
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