Ages 4-7

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FAPQ Category Kids 4-7

What I Learned About Tone of Voice and Parenting

Tone of Voice: A parent’s key to knowing the meaning behind the words.

Last weekend I took a coaching certification class offered at www.yourinfinitelylifeonline.com called Power/Empathy/Tone of Voice Concepts.  This is one of their “Advanced Mastery Classes” for coaching and teaching the courses they offer.  I”m busy working on […]

By |February 12th, 2014|Ages 0-3, Ages 13-18, Ages 4-7, Ages 8-12, Big Kids, Blog, Boys, Consequences, FAPQ, Fighting, Girls, Listening, Positive Parenting|Comments Off on What I Learned About Tone of Voice and Parenting

How Kids Can Play Outside Safely When You Don’t Live in a Great Neighborhood

Letting our kids play outside has numerous benefits to their health and cognitive development. How can working parents fit in playing outside, especially when they don't live in great neighborhoods?

By |March 13th, 2012|Ages 4-7, Ages 8-12, FAPQ, Parenting Support|Comments Off on How Kids Can Play Outside Safely When You Don’t Live in a Great Neighborhood

When You Can’t Invite Everyone to Your Child’s Birthday Party

For whatever reason, sometimes you can't invite everyone in your child's class or on his or her sports team to a birthday celebration.  How do you prepare you child for the possible hurt feelings and tension this may create with those friends that aren't invited?

By |March 8th, 2012|Ages 13-18, Ages 4-7, Ages 8-12, FAPQ, Parenting Support, School|Comments Off on When You Can’t Invite Everyone to Your Child’s Birthday Party

My Little Girl Doesn’t Like Her Hair Fixed

How do we get our daughter to let us do her hair? She won’t let us tie it up and will pull out anything we put in it. She gets so mad and gives us dirty looks for daring to do it!

By |February 24th, 2012|Ages 0-3, Ages 4-7, FAPQ, Girls|Comments Off on My Little Girl Doesn’t Like Her Hair Fixed

Teaching Kids to Be Honest and Mindful of Others’ Feelings

Kids can be delightfully, but sometimes painfully honest! How can we teach kids how to be honest and polite at the same time, so we don't hurt other people's feelings?

By |February 13th, 2012|Ages 4-7, Ages 8-12, FAPQ|Comments Off on Teaching Kids to Be Honest and Mindful of Others’ Feelings

Get My Kids Out the Door in the AM

What do you do when your child suddenly asks for more “mommy days” and is upset at school because Mommy rushed her?

By |January 27th, 2012|Ages 4-7, FAPQ, School|Comments Off on Get My Kids Out the Door in the AM

My 5 Year Old Stalls at Bedtime

How do you approach a child who always tries to stall at bedtime? What are some tips and phrases to use that are kind and consistent with the democratic style of parenting?

By |January 27th, 2011|Ages 4-7, FAPQ, Naps and Bed Times|Comments Off on My 5 Year Old Stalls at Bedtime