July 2010 Blog Posts (12)

5 Ways To Make Single Parenting A Little Less Daunting.

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Added by Kelly Aveiro on July 30, 2010 at 8:30am — No Comments

The Problem With Punishing Your ADD/ADHD Child For His Bad Behavior

Avoid punishments that have the potential to harm your

child either physically or psychologically. For example, keep

from insulting your child publicly.



Be careful not to reward bad behavior. For example,

items you buy after a tantrum on a shopping trip could be seen

as a reward. Keep consequences small and instant. It's

consistency that's effective - not severity. Monitor the effect of

the punishment. If it isn't changing behavior, it's time to try… Continue

Added by MomsMinuteBlogger on July 30, 2010 at 7:30am — No Comments

6 Ways to Raise A Polite, Well-Mannered Child

If you want good manners and polite behavior to be part of your child's character, then you must instill these habits in them from a young age. Good manners begin at home and you are your child's primary role model.

Here are 6 important areas to concentrate on when teaching your child good manners.



1. Start With The Basics.

Make "please" and "thank-you" part of your daily vocabulary. Don't be afraid of saying "I'm sorry" or "excuse me" when necessary. And of course, don't… Continue

Added by Kelly Aveiro on July 29, 2010 at 5:00am — No Comments

4 Ways to Help Your Kids Adjust to a Single-Parent Home

4 Ways to Help Your Kids Adjust to a Single-Parent Home

The most challenging part of being a single parent is helping your kids cope with the changes around the house. It may not be the most comfortable thing to do as you are adjusting on the new home setup, but you have to be there during this time. Here are some helpful advices when facing this kind of situation:



Start living normally right… Continue

Added by Kelly Aveiro on July 25, 2010 at 7:30am — No Comments

3 Ways To Carve Out Time For Your Family In A Hectic World.

Happy, healthy families don't just happen. It takes time and effort to create and maintain a good, solid, healthy family.

Just because individuals live together under one roof doesn't mean that they are a well-functioning family unit.



So often we let the urgent crowd out the important. The doorbell, the phone and chores get our attention and the truly important gets forgotten.



Here are 3 suggestions for re-connecting with your loved ones.



1. Give your… Continue

Added by Kelly Aveiro on July 21, 2010 at 3:00am — No Comments

Empower The ADD Child With Choices

Let your child make choices for themselves. Instead of

giving them a myriad of options, set out two and let them

choose between one and the other.



ADHD children can’t concentrate on many things all at the same time.

When you taper down choices, you are giving them the ability to make

decisions but you are not overwhelming them either.



Eliminate Hyperactivity, Increase Attention Span, Eradicate… Continue

Added by MomsMinuteBlogger on July 15, 2010 at 8:00am — No Comments

Where Does The Money Go?

Chances are that you’re like most Americans – you’ve got more month left at the end of your money than money left at the end of the month. And if you’re a typical consumer, you’re not sure exactly where the money goes each month.

Here’s a great exercise by Jerry McColl, author of Cash Stretching 101 that can help you to discover just where your money goes each month.



It's called a Dollar Diary and it's a powerful eye-opening… Continue

Added by Kelly Aveiro on July 13, 2010 at 3:00am — No Comments

The Advantages of Raising Children In A Single-Parent Family

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Added by Kelly Aveiro on July 10, 2010 at 7:00am — No Comments

Tips to Simplify Life With a Child With ADHD

Tips to Simplify Life With a Child With ADHD

By Cari Kerik





It can get very confusing and frustrating when you first learn that your child has ADHD. The research begins and you suddenly feel as though you have this condition yourself. I know I have been there and I am there with you. So this feeling alone can give you just a little bit of insight into what your child actually struggles with on a daily basis.…

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Added by Familyigloo Editor on July 6, 2010 at 12:12pm — No Comments

Psychological Effects of Single Parenting On Kids

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Added by Kelly Aveiro on July 1, 2010 at 12:30pm — No Comments

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