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Moral Stories: Teaching Kids Values the Fun Way

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Teaching Good Morals and Values Is Fun!

STORIES WITH MORALS AND VALUES SHOULD COME FROM REAL LIFE.

Years ago when I taught 3rd grade, a girl I’ll call Thelma took her classmates’ school supplies, candy, and toys and hid them in her desk. Child after child came to me saying, “Someone stole my…” I thought they just misplaced their things until the classroom candy can was emptied almost as soon as I filled it. Candy was a great motivator for good behavior and for hard work in those days.

One day items began tumbling out of Thelma’s desk. Nearby kids shouted, “There’s my..."

Thelma's situation became one of the stories in my e-book, Character Building on Back Talk Street and in the short video below.

First, watch the video.

Second, go to my article, How Parents the Kids Discuss Morals and Values, with its step-by-step details showing how to use the 5 Goal Questions.

 

 

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Here's the article, How Parents the Kids Discuss Morals and Values, on how to use the 5 goal questions effectively.

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Character Building on Back Talk Street

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It Includes:

15 discussion stories

The 5 goal questions for each story

 Letters with problems and answers

 Activities between parents and children

 Puzzles, mazes, and word finds

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6 Parenting Tips: Building Respect between Parent and Child + Video

 

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You Can Build Respect between You and Your Child!

DISRESPECT AND DYSFUNCTIONAL FAMILIES go together like hand and glove. If you've ever heard a child yell at a parent, "I hate you!" or a teen sass his mom and call her the "B" word, you know it hurts. You also know there's something in the family that needs fixing.

Parents with disrespectful kids need to ask themselves, 'What can I do to turn my children from disrespect to respect?"

Today, I'll share a parenting skills article with:

1. 5 disrespectful behaviors to change

2. 7 easy ways to build respect in your children 

3. A brief YouTube video about turning disrespect into respect.

If your children are sassing and treating you poorly, there are things you can do.

First, Check your own behavior and look at what you can change.

Second, you need to decide what you will change.

Third, you need to make the change.

Changing Difficult Behaviors Can Include:

  • Modeling what you want more of
  • Becoming firmer
  • Avoiding harsh words and deeds
  • Choosing kindness
  • Being consistent

Begin by watching the video,

"How Parents and Kids Respect Each Other."

Next, you'll be directed to the full article,

"Conflicted Families: Turning Disrespect into Respect"

 

 

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Here's the full Parenting Skills Article with:

  • 5 Disrecpectful Behaviors
  • 5 Healthy Character Traits
  • 7 Ways to Build Respect

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