31 Parenting Tips for Increasing Kids' Brain Power

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Your Child Is Smart!

 RAISING BRIGHT STUDENTS IS EASIER THAN YOU THINK.

Can your child mentally exercise his brain to grow smarter? Or is his brain stuck with the intelligence he was born with?

Today research tells us that kids aren't stuck. Their intelligence can grow and parents can help.

In this article I'll share 31 ways to promote brain power in your children. The first includes 12 jingles to repeat often.

The second includes 9 parenting questions and comments that help kids think.

The third offers 10 parenting motivators that boost your youngster's desire to learn. All of them are simple and they help exercise brains just as lifting weights help develop muscles.

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Kids Will Love These Parenting Tips!

 

Go to KidsDiscuss.com and check out the 31 strategies. Pick out the best ones for your child and start today!

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6 Parenting Questions to Promote Smart Kids - Video

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HELP YOUR CHILD THINK WITH 6 INTELLIGENT QUESTIONS

 

The discouraged child, who compares himself to others, may think, “I’m not smart.” He may even give up without trying. But he doesn’t have to.

When the bright child is asked, “Why didn’t you get all A’s?” she may fear trying new things in case she fails. How can parents prevent children from feeling discouraged and fearful? Plenty!

Parents have the power to promote smart thinking.

By asking the right questions you can help your child realize he has an amazing brain and that, like a muscle, it loves exercise.

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DEVELOP BRAIN POWER IN YOUR KIDS

In this short video you will find 6 simple but smart questions to discuss with your child. They will help your kids:

  • Challenge themselves
  • Grow from mistakes
  • Keep trying
  • Focus on their work
  • Feel great about their accomplishments
  • Discuss the mental steps they used to solve problems

If you choose to watch it on YouTube, Smart Kids! 6 Parenting Questions for Intelligent Brains feel free to copy the script below the video. Then add the questions to a binder to ask as you help develop your child’s brain power. You’ll love the fun discussions. Your child will too.

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7 Family Discussion Questions Boost Kids' Self-Image

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FUN DISCUSSIONS WITH KIDS PROMOTE FAMILY UNITY!

Praise or criticism, which motivates kids to do their best? Too much criticism often makes people bitter not better. Research advises us to give 3-6 compliments for every negative comment because kind remarks help lessen the sting from complaints.

If you must disapprove of your child’s behavior, there are 3 rules:

  1. Do it privately.
  2. Be brief, no lectures.
  3. Suggest a positive behavior or solution.

Goal for Giving Praise

You don’t want your child to live for other people’s approval. A nickname for pure approval seekers is "Love Slob."No one wants to hear their child called a "Love Slob."

Your goal in using praise is to increase your child’s inner motivation which means they do their best because that’s their positive self-image. It’s who they know they are.

Use our gift today which includes the poem, “I Caught You Being Good Today,” by downloading, discussing, and getting your children to answer the 7 discussion questions.

If you do, you’ll find out:

  1. How criticism feels to your children.
  2. Whether they notice each others mistakes more than their good qualities.
  3. What would motivate them the most, criticisms or compliments.
  4. If they’d like to focus on the good in each other more often.
  5. How they’d like to share with each member the good they see.
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"You walked the dog around the block."

 

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How Loving Families Promote Self-Esteem - a SlideShare Activity

 

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THIS SLIDESHARE PRESENTATION SHOWS PARENTS EXACTLY WHAT TO DO

Many busy parents want fun-loving activities for building character and raising caring children. This brief SlideShare gives parents an easy way to teach kids to notice the good in each other. When youngsters are trained to search for, remember, and tell each other compliments, everybody wins.

Those who receive praise love hearing it. Those who give praise develop a positive mindset toward others. Positive thinkers live happier lives. They attract friendships and spread good will to others.

It is hoped that this activity will lessen tattling, blaming, and whining.

Below this SlideShare you can copy the short script to use as a guide. I suggest you add it to a binder to use whenever you need it.

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Parenting Gift: 7 Kind Comments Boost Family Harmony

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SHARING COMPLIMENTS PROMOTES FAMILY LOVE!


 If you want to encourage family unity, give genuine praise. Here's a weekly practice that each family member can easily do. Once a week each parent and child puts his name in a small box. Place it in the middle of the dinner table. Each member picks a name and tells what positive behavior they noticed in that person during the past week.

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Put your family's names in a small box.

 

In this parenting gift you will find 7 honest compliments given by each member of a family team. Read them aloud to use as an example of what to say to each other.

Ask your family if they’d like to do this activity once a week. Vote on which day is best for everyone. Then make it a habit.

I suggest you put this family gift idea in a binder to use as a reminder for making your excellent family even greater.

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How Parents Raise Loving Families - 7 Tips + Video

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FIND OUT THE EASY WAY TO RAISE A CARING FAMILY!


Sincere words, a smiling voice, and eye contact are 3 ingredients you can easily use to create caring in your child.

Your words, whether harsh or loving, will be replayed over and over throughout his life. Your harsh words can become the critical judge he'll hear in his head when he does his homework, looks for a job, or raises kids of his own. 

If your words are kind and encouraging, they'll become his inner "Head Coach" and give him the confidence and courage to live a happier more productive and caring life.

But what if she's sassing, demanding, or lying? Clearly this is not the time for coddling and kind words. It could be the time to hold your tongue and not give in to the sass and demands. It's not easy.  IT CAN BE DONE!

How Changing Words Changes Family Life

Here’s a brief video with 7 family compliments that include honest words, a kind voice, and specific comments you can use. You’ll also find out how a tiny box, a family dinner, and noticing behaviors can help you raise a caring family.

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“Unspoiling” Your Child –10 Practical Parenting Tips

 

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TAKE A STAND AGAINST DISRESPECT!

If your children treat you like a doormat, chances are you’re a loving parent who gives too much and expects too little. You CAN take a stand!

Today's parenting suggestions may be difficult because your child won’t like them. He isn’t supposed to like them. Use them only if you’ll be consistent because if you don’t follow through you’ll look weaker than ever. If you are consistent, eventually you’ll get the respect you deserve. It will take time.

The first parenting suggestion, “Be determined to change!” is important. Without determination things won’t change. Being the parent means being a strong leader, guide, and coach.

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DON'T ACCEPT VERBAL ABUSE! WALK AWAY!


There’s a time to show love and there’s a time to be in charge. Saying "No" and then giving in shows weakness not love. To become a blend of kindness and firmness works best. And when kids are already spoiled, be firm.

You’ll find 10 top parenting solutions for becoming firm. Take a deep breath. Follow the suggestions, and help your child become a respectful caring person.

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How Self-Centered Kids Become Caring Children

 

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CARING KIDS LIKE TO HELP!


 Spoiled kids want service. They think they’re the boss. They demand what they want and often get it. If you’re raising a selfish child, keep reading. You’ll find ways to handle your youngster without being a servant.

How Over-Indulged Kids Talk

Responses like, “Do it yourself!” can fill a parent with rage. It’s hard to hold one’s tongue or know how to respond without yelling or arguing. This article lists the sass that pampered children spout. If your child uses similar words, you’re raising an entitled kid. You'll find 10 solutions you can start using today.

How to Help Self-Centered Kids

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BEING THE PARENT WORKS!

 

Did your love for your child focus on making her happy? Did you give too much and not expect much in return. Perhaps your daughter became the queen of the household. For her to change, you’ll have to be the parent. You’ll have to take charge and this article will show you exactly what to do.

To find out how to help your youngster change into a caring child, click on:

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Pick out the behaviors you need the most. Then work on them by being kind and firm, consistent and stable.

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Verbal Abuse from Spoiled Children - Checklist and Video

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ACCEPTING DISRESPECT HURTS EVERYONE

The words your children yell at you reflect how they think and feel about you. If those words are selfish, mean, or hurtful, you've got work to do. Why you? Before your children can change you need to change. I know it's hard to hear. But ask yourself 3 questions about:

Disrespectful Children

How did the disrespect start?

How did I respond?

Why is it continuing?

You can learn a lot of important information by answering those 3 questions.

You work hard all day and come home to even more work - dinner, dishes, laundry, lunches, and homework. You're tired and ask your kids for help. "Don't tell me what to do!" is yelled back at you.

Your tiredness makes you cranky and you yell back. If you end up  feeling like a parenting failure or guilty about the things you say, it's time to change.

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You CAN Change Your Behavior, Their Sass, and Feel Guilt-Free

Today's FREE Parenting Gift is a checklist of 10 verbally abusive things you might hear from your children. If you hear any of them or similar words, watch the parenting video below the checklist. It can help you stop the verbal abuse from your children by making the behavior changes you need.

To pick up Are Your Kids Spoiled? A Parenting Behavior Checklist:

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Stop Spoiling Your Kids - 6 Parenting Tips Video

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Over-indulging Kids Turns Them into Weak Characters.


When parents give too much and expect too little, they raise spoiled children. Their parenting love is out of control. They make themselves into doormats and their offspring selfish and weak.

7 Problems with Entitled Kids

  1. They think they're the boss.
  2. They can be rude.
  3. They're never satisfied.
  4. They verbally attack parents.
  5. They whine when they don't get their way.
  6. They want more.
  7. They aren't grateful.

5 Ways Parents of Pampered Kids Feel

  1. They feel like doormats - walked on.
  2. They explode with anger.
  3. They experience guilt when their kids act badly.
  4. They whine and sound weak.
  5. They confuse giving-in with love.

Today's Brief YouTube Video Shares 6 Ways to Stop Indulging Kids

It takes courage and determination to be a consistent parent. Why? Because youngsters will try hard to stop their parents from changing. It won't be pretty. But the improvement in their child's attitude and behavior will be worth the parenting effort. One more thing, Parents will take their true role as leaders and trainers and their children will feel more secure.

Please watch The Spoiled Child - 6 Practical Parenting Solutions

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