Homework Tips Read more

Tips for Homework by Deborah Godfrey When it comes to homework and schoolwork, I am passionate about teaching kids responsibility and ownership.  One problem that often occurs is that the parent can be more “invested” than the children in schoolwork, homework and …

Bedtime Without Struggling Read more

Bedtime Without Struggling by Kathryn Kvols and Helen Hall, RN, MSN, CFNP “Zachary, time for bed.” “NO!” Two year old Zachary responds, running toward the playroom. Mother follows close behind, pleading, “It’s time for bed, honey. C’mon, now.” “No, Mommy, no!” squeals …

Parenting Forgetful Behavior Read more

Parenting Forgetful Behavior By Deborah Godfrey “Dad, where’s my backpack?”   “Mom!  I forgot my lunch! You have to bring it now!” “Where’d you put my sweatshirt?” Do any of these statements sound vaguely familiar?  At Positive Parenting, we have a saying: “A …