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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Family Character: Simple Activity Strengthens Relationships

 

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CREATE A SOLID FAMILY FOUNDATION

When children feel like they belong to a loving family team, they experience inner security and confidence. Today's parenting gift shares an easy bonding activity. It helps family members develop a strong foundation with solid roots.

You'll be asking your family, "What do you want our family to be like?" To get the family discussion going you'll find 12 suggestions. Everyone should get a chance to share their ideas.

When you have a list of ideas, take a family vote and pick the top 6 suggestions. Choose someone to print them out and post them on the fridge or put them in a picture frame with a family photo as a reminder.

Challenge the family members to notice these qualities in each other as they occur.

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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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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.

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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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How Do Divorced Parents Love Their Children?

 

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Children of Divorce Need Their Parents

Divorce crushes children when busy parents lose contact.  They wonder, "Did I cause my parents' divorce?" Their guilt can sink them into depression because they don't understand that the conflict is between their parents and not them. So how can loving parents continue to show they care?

Today our parenting gift includes 15 ways divorced parents can show love. They can lift your children up from the despair of divorce and keep you connected.

  • Number 1 tells what your child thinks when you talk against your ex.
  • Number 5 shares what to do when you need to make schedule changes.
  • Number 8 gives important advice about a parent's new boyfriend or girlfriend.
  • Number 12 suggests what to do about gifts for your child.
  • Number 15 states what to say often to help your child. Maybe you can already guess.

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Brainwashing Kids: How Divorced Parents Show Caring

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"Stop talking against my parent!"


DIRTY DIVORCE TACTICS INCLUDE TELLING YOUR CHILD MEAN THINGS ABOUT HIS OTHER PARENT. It's called "parental alienation." When you're deeply hurt by the divorce
, it's easy to do.

Let's face it, divorce wounds both parents and kids. Many parents want revenge. So they try to turn their children against the other parent. To get their children to love them best, they brainwash their kids to think poorly of the other parent with words like:

"Your father is a liar."

"Your mother doesn't care about you."

"Your dad is lazy."

"Your mom is selfish."

Whatever is said has the power to influence their children. It goes inside their hearts and minds and makes them feel confused, angry, and sad. They may even begin to agree with the complaining parent. Their respect for the complainer turns sour too.

Today we'll share an article with a child's divorce story about feelings and another story about a father's unrealistic demands. You'll find 7 common childhood reactions to a parent's divorce, 10 big mistakes divorced parents make, and 15 ways to avoid brainwashing and show your child love.

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"I won't listen to you!"

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Children and Divorce Video: 6 Parenting Tips

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Helping Your Child Cope with Divorce

CHILDREN NEED HELP with SEPARATION and DIVORCE.

If your parents divorced when you were young, did they know how to help you? If yes, you were fortunate. If no, is the pain still with you?

Perhaps you still block out fights between your parents or maybe you remember wondering, "What will happen to me?"

Many children think they caused the divorce and say to themselves, 'Maybe if I had behaved better...'

Some kids feel angry and blame their parents for breaking up their home.

Of course, there are important reasons for divorce like physical and mental abuse. But not all marriages that end are because of abuse. Even so, divorce for any reason isn't easy for kids.

How to Help Kids Deal with Divorce - Video

Today we have a special video that expresses how children feel and how to help them cope with divorce. You'll find 6 simple parenting solutions like what to do when you need to communicate with your ex or what to do instead of buying expensive presents when you want to ease your child's pain. You'll learn what children really want from each of you and what they're most afraid of.

This brief video can help whether you've gone through a divorce or whether you're thinking about it. Perhaps you know a family who could use these ideas to help their children. If so, please share it with them.

After you watch it feel free to copy the transcript below it to capture the 6 parenting strategies. You can start using them today.

Children and Divorce: How Parents Show Love

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Stubborn Child Activity: Character Building Poem with 7 Questions

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You Can Help Hardheaded Child to Cooperate!

Getting your strong-willed child to cooperate can be difficult. Often stubborn youngsters react without thinking. Parents feel frustrated, get mad, and both start arguing. Before you know it, the argument becomes nasty and nobody listens. Nobody wins.

Getting solutions to determined behavior is best when children are in a good mood. Today we have an activity that you can easily use. It's a unique children's poem about stubbornness with 7 questions. It will help you and your kids discuss the issue without pointing fingers.

Find out what your children think about Jake and Jill's (the kids in the poem) behavior. The questions will help them reflect about their own behavior. They'll begin to see that acting like a mule closes minds, loses positive power, and increases ugly moods. 

Cooperation is a better solution. It's more fun too.

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Start having great discussions about stubborn behavior today! 

 

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Changing Stubborn Behavior - 5 Top Parenting Tips

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You CAN Help Your Stubborn Child Learn to Cooperate!

POWER STRUGGLES WITH CHILDREN INCREASE PARENTING STRESS. If you're raising a stubborn strong-minded child, you can get relief. 

The parenting video below offers 5 effective skills for turning contrary kids into cooperative children.

Imagine the good feelings of being in charge, of raising children who listen, cooperate, and who love chatting with you. It can happen.

Please watch this brief video and copy the transcript below it to capture the 5 parenting solutions. You can start using them today.

 

The Stubborn Child - 5 Positive Parenting Solutions

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Helping Her Become a Family Team Member

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Parenting Fearful Children: 7 Mistakes and 11 Solutions

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"Please Don't Make Me!"


IS YOUR CHILD OVERWHELMED WITH WORRY AND FEAR? If so, you can help him turn anxiety into confidence. Today I will list 7 mistakes you don't want to make, 3 worrisome situations for anxious children, and 11 easy steps for helping your over-sensitive child.

Anxious children know the awful experience of thoughts and feelings running wild. For them, it's like a tsunami. They try to avoid such danger at all cost.

That's why they worry and fret about the worst things that might happen. They might cry, throw temper tantrums, and refuse to take risks. This is how their worry protects them from harm. It stops them from trying, making mistakes, and being embarrassed. It keeps them safe from failing and feeling foolish.

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     "I can't. I might fail"

But kids don't realize that anxiety also imprisons them with their negative thoughts and fearful feelings. It prevents them from experiencing the joys of accomplishment.

Find out what you can do. Practice the 11 simple steps to help your child overcome childhood anxieties.

Pick up your solutions at: 

11 Ways Parents Turn Anxious Kids into Confident Children

Because, like all parents, you don’t want your child to suffer from fear when he doesn’t need to.

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