Parenting Strategies to Kid Habits

As parents, our goal is to help our kids develop into young adults who are self-sufficient and ready to face the challenges of the outside world. To do this, we need to think about the habits that we will give our children so that they will have the tools that they need. To create kid habits, we need the right parenting strategies.

Parenting Strategies to Kid Habits are short videos about specific parenting strategies that you can use to help your child develop the skills they need to be successful adults in the future.

Proofreading Your Work

Proofreading Your Work

Perhaps one of the most important skills that kids can learn is how to proofread their own work. It's more than just looking over it and seeing if you answered all the questions. It's a skill that requires us as parents to continually reinforce the benefits and needs...

Math All Around Us

Math All Around Us

Math seems to be an area that most parents are particularly challenged by. Changes in how math is taught coupled with our own negative experiences with math, make us reluctant to engage our kids with math in the same way that we do with reading. Yet, we can push past...

Making Gratitude a Habit

Making Gratitude a Habit

We all want our kids to be thankful for things, but it can be a struggle to get them to show some gratitude even just occasionally. The challenge is modeling it for them and setting the stage to make gratitude a habit. https://youtu.be/GtYgHQ4yfL4

The Work Hour

The Work Hour

Creating the right environment for studying can be challenging. Thinking about the studying environment is important, though. What steps can we take to set a better atmosphere for learning? Can we get others involved in it? What would a work hour look like?...

Stopping Back Talk

Stopping Back Talk

Having your kid talk back to you pushes all of our buttons and we tend not to respond well. Yet, our gut reaction to their behaviors doesn't help us correct it or prevent it from happening again. Check out these strategies for minimizing back talk and dealing with it...