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Children Behaving - Create Happy Kids

Children Behaving

It’s natural and quite common to pay more attention to your kids when they’re being unruly and not paying attention to you. In fact, you may find it’s easy to ignore them when they’re going about their business and doing what they are supposed to be doing.

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Learn from Poor Decisions - Create Happy Kids

Kids Decisions

Do you want to foster confidence and help your child continue to make good decisions?

If you do, then help your child focus on that important goal by not dwelling on mistakes or allowing him/her to become anxious about making poor choices.

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Importance of Play

“Free Play”—two of my favorite words in the English language, put together!

To a child, free play is so crucial, not because it in fact builds character and is necessary for social, cognitive and emotional development, but because it’s FUN!

What is Free Play?

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Parenting Solutions - Create Happy Kids

Guest Speaker

My mission is to honor children and empower parents with proven, road-tested and simple parenting techniques that reduce struggles and add more joy for every member of the family.

I have been a guest speaker for parenting workshops, conferences, schools and parenting groups, and would enjoy the opportunity to speak to your audience.

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New Years Resolution - Create Happy Kids

New Years Resolution

“The child supplies the power, but the parents have to do the steering.” ~ Benjamin Spock

Whether you are a single parent or part of a parent team, you always want the best for your kids.

There is no better way to give your children the best than by being a happy parent.

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Teaching your child independence

Independence in Children

Tired of repeating yourself with your kids?! Do you feel tuned out by them!??

Give effective reminders that work! Never have to repeat yourself over and over again, AND get your kids to comply! Want to know how??

Use Simple & Visual reminders. Here are 2 important facts:
FACT 1: Kids are visual learners
FACT 2: The easiest way create independent kids, is to provide them with visual reminders rather than constant verbal ones.

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Teach a child to be responsible for his choices

Responsible Children

All families have 2 common goals, with regard to DISCIPLINE, they want their kids to:

Learn the difference between right and wrong
Learn accountability & take responsibility for their actions

Punishment vs. negative consequence: What is the difference between natural consequences and punishment?

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