When I was first started as a parent blogger for EP, it was suggested that I look at parenting from a “Dad’s” point of view. Funny, in all the years I’ve been parenting, I never considered my point of view being other than just a parents’ viewpoint.You see, for a period of five and one... Read more »
Have you ever noticed how kids are so literal? It seems that at times you must be very literal when communicating with them in order to have a clear understanding of what is expected.
I’ll give you an example: once I asked my daughter, Ashleigh, “Will you be sure to clean your room this afternoon?”... Read more »
I have learned that “thinking out loud” when applied in the appropriate way can be very useful. However, be careful: when used indiscriminately, it can cause trouble.
As parents most of us experience what the consequences are for thinking out loud in the presence of our children. When we say we’re thinking about something, the kids conveniently... Read more »