Ages 8-12

//Ages 8-12

FAPQ Category Kids 8-12

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

Using Screen Time to Teach Self-Management!

Peace In Your Home Co-Founder Susie Walton shares how to teach kids to manage their own screen time now, so they won’t have to struggle with it when they’re on their own in college!

Using Screen Time to Teach Self-Management!

television-kidsSo often I hear from parents of […]

By |January 17th, 2014|Ages 13-18, Ages 8-12, Blog|Comments Off on Using Screen Time to Teach Self-Management!

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

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

Help, My Sons Are Ignoring Me!

It's frustrating when you know your sons can hear you, but they pretend not to hear what you're saying! How do you approach your boys who have "selective hearing," especially when they are playing video games or watching television?

By |February 10th, 2012|Ages 13-18, Ages 8-12, Boys, FAPQ|Comments Off on Help, My Sons Are Ignoring Me!

Tween Is Starting to Roll Her Eyes at Me!

Do you get frustrated when your tween or teen rolls their eyes at you? How should parents react to the tween and teen "attitude"?

By |January 27th, 2012|Ages 13-18, Ages 8-12, FAPQ, Parenting Support|Comments Off on Tween Is Starting to Roll Her Eyes at Me!