One – Twooooo – Two and a half… When Counting Doesn’t Work

We’ve all done it. Counted. We have all experienced parenting fail when counting. Why doesn’t counting work? When we count, we teach children they get more chances to follow directions or comply.  Does your boss or spouse give you that many chances? Counting may work initially, but children quickly learn that they get two, two…

How to Talk to Your Kids About Their Day

As parents we are excited to hear about our children’s school day, but what if they don’t want to share or aren’t quite sure how to express what went on while they were away from home? Below are some tips to get the conversation going. Discussing daily events is a key developmental skill in order…