Having an after school routine that you and your kids is enjoy is a really big deal. After all, it happens 5 days a week and you need to have a routine that fits your family. Mindful Parenting is all about taking a purposeful approach that includes you and your children being more present in the moment. Today's tips will help you create a more mindful kids after school routine … [Read more...] about How To Create A More Mindful Kids After School Routine
Having a tough time getting your child to step up and get their homework done? This might be a different tactic to try when your child won't do homework. It could be hugely successful. When Your Child Won't Do Homework My son has just started fourth grade and, while the homework is not exactly tough, it is definitely more intense and complex than it was in third grade. It … [Read more...] about What To Do When Your Child Won’t Do Homework
NEWSFLASH! NOBODY LIKES HOMEWORK! I didn't like it, my friends didn't like it, my son doesn't like it, his friend don't like it. Heck, I would venture a guess that even the smartest kid in school really doesn't like it down deep! But hey, that's pretty normal and to be expected. Unfortunately, as we all know, it is a fact of life... and grade school... and middle school... … [Read more...] about Four Tips For Getting Back Into Homework
Any of you who read my posts regularly here on FFB know that I love my son more than anything in the world. He is my heart, my soul, my everything. The reason I breathe and the reason I work so hard to be a better man, human, and father. But, even with all that being true, I must say... I can not WAIT for him to go back to school this week! Don't judge, you know you have … [Read more...] about A Back To School Routine – For Parents!
My nine year old son is at math camp this week. Yep, math camp. It wasn't exactly the destination that he was hoping for but it is turning out great all the same. A surprise to me since he struggled a little early in his school career with math and a surprise to him because he has never considered himself one of the "brainy" kids - or as he puts it "Dad, I am not a nerd!" … [Read more...] about Encourage The Strengths In Your Child