Parents as Role Models for Their Children

Posted on July 8th, 2009

Creating peaceful atomosphere in the home…
Children are curious. They like to try new things as they explore their world. Sometimes, they experience difficulty as their imagination and creativity lead to misadventure. If parents yell and scream, call names, throw things, or slam doors, they teach their children to do likewise. Children will become  distrustful, and may [...]

Ways to Increase Self-Esteem in Children

Posted on June 16th, 2009

How can parents encourage appropriate behavior, which may increase self-esteem in their children?
*Spend time with your child looking up unknown words in the dictionary, playing games, doing chores – folding towels, setting the table, making salads. 
*Parents should reward positive behavior, and not focus on the negative. Thank your child for behaving in the approved [...]

Children Need Guidelines

Posted on February 13th, 2009

Children need to know that they are loved and cared for by their parents.  Jennifer Pennifer and Mommy express love and affection for each other. Parents can help their children become more responsible by setting appropriate boundaries and letting their children know what is expected of them.