Tag: Communication

If I Could Change the World, It Would Start With This

| January 12, 2016 | 1 Comment
If I Could Change the World, It Would Start With This

This is a sponsored blog; while the views expressed here were genuinely mine, consideration was paid to me to produce this post. #BFF2016 If I Could Change the World, It Would Start With This The Bentonville Film Festival asked me, ““If you could change the world for your kids in 2016, what would you change?” This year, I […]

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One Question You Should Never Ask Kids, Or Anyone

| June 1, 2015 | 6 Comments
One Question You Should Never Ask Kids, Or Anyone

When we find ourselves just baffled by our children’s actions, it’s typical for us to ask kids to explain themselves. We don’t always ask nicely. Really, we can be downright mean about it. Everyone gets frustrated with their kids from time to time. We’re human, and we lose our patience, say things we don’t mean, […]

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Teach Kids To Identify Feelings: Super Fun & Easy DIY Activity To Help Young Children Express Their Emotions

| May 19, 2015 | 3 Comments
Teach Kids To Identify Feelings: Super Fun & Easy DIY Activity To Help Young Children Express Their Emotions

Remember when your children used to come up to you, give you an energetic poke in the thigh to get your attention, and point? We identified the object they were pointing at, named it for them, and sometimes even let them have it! It wasn’t really that complicated. In fact, teaching children to label things is […]

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#WIN Sara Binham’s – @WeeHands Book: The Baby Signing Book, 2nd Ed.

| July 30, 2013 | 0 Comments
#WIN Sara Binham’s – @WeeHands Book:  The Baby Signing Book, 2nd Ed.

Babies can learn sign language before they can speak, and sign language gives them a way to express their wants and needs, easing their frustration (and yours). Signing allows parents, siblings, caregivers and grandparents to know what a baby is thinking, curb challenging behavior, and have fun “chatting” about daily activities. Communication in any form, […]

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