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Helping Siblings Get Along

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How can I get my kids to stop fighting? Are you over the sibling rivalry and you just want your kids to stop fighting? I have a fun tip for you to help kids be nice and to teach kids not to fight. Plus it will be sure to create memories for your kids they will remember forever! Stay tuned till the end to find more tips and things you can do to help them to stop fighting. Parenting is tough. Getting parent training and parent advice will help you to create a happy home! Stay positive on your journey and keep trying my friend!

Video: Moody Teens & How To Help Them

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Bringing you some ideas on helping you deal with your teenagers and their moods! Teens are thrown a curveball everyday dealing with hormones and feelings they have never had to manage before.

In this video I am sharing some of the most SIMPLE ways you can help them. Instead of walking on eggshells around them be invested and show up for your child! Watching this video might help you see that dealing with your teenager might be more simple than you thought.

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Video: Teach Your Kids To Clean Counters & Floors

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Do you want a simple and easy way to teach your kids how to clean the kitchen? This is a fantastic trick that gives kids a visual when it comes to cleaning the counters and sweeping the floors.

I have heard that you have to teach a child 7 times to clean a specific area. 7 times! That is a lot, it takes a minute for them to get it! So be patient and do things like this! It will help them learn so much faster, plus it's not much time on your part! Best of luck teaching how to get things spick and span!

Video: How To Punish Your Kids

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Parent your kids with wisdom by allowing them to pick their punishment! Don't worry, it doesn't let them off the hook. You guide them and help them understand the gravity of their choice by making sure the punishment they choose is a good fit.

It's something my Dad did with me. It allows your kids to understand consequence and that their path is coming from their choices. This tactic starts to get into their head so they think before they act!

Passing On - Hard Work and Values Through Apricots

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🍊A kind neighbor shared their bounty with us. We love apricots! 
We had so many we had to do something with them. This year we decided to give dehydrating them a shot. I involved the whole family. I’m so hoping they will thank me someday because heaven knows they don’t now. 
Even though I would not have said, that sitting in my Grandmothers kitchen snapping beans and shelling peas, was fun for me as a young girl, I would say, that I have fond memories of doing it. It taught me the value of hard work and planted wholesome seeds of the importance of growing and storing our own food. 
So hoping my boys get a shred of something like that! Do you make your kiddos help with projects like this in the kitchen?

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License Plate Race

I have some pretty great sisters. The kind that are like second moms to my kiddos. They have always made life just a little dreamy for my boys. Not only do they play with them & spoil them but they are always doing super random things with them that are the kind of activities that stimulate their brains. They are those wholesome kind of things you know?? I guess it helps balance out the spoiling! 

My sister Shelly is the one who put this fun one together. She printed a sheet of all the license plates. You can find it for your clan below by clicking on "PRINT." Get this, she printed one for my kids, one for her and one for my sister April. She told them it's a race and the winner gets a prize. Knowing her they will all go for ice cream or something fun, and my kids know that but they want to win all the same!

So it has ignited eyes on the road. More desire to join me if I am running errands. Driving through hotel parking lots to see who is visiting our city. Conversations about how long that person must have been driving! It has promoted awareness for my kids paying attention to their world and at the same time distraction at just the right time, say during a fight on the road and a call to check out that license plate! LOL!! OH it has also provoked lots of texting with Aunts showing off the license plates they got and receiving similar texts back leaving my kids saying, "dang we have got to find Alaska!" 

Here is their progress or "bragging rights" so far.... My sisters are good sports, they have had this picture, with a growing number of purple x"s, text to them so many times!! πŸ˜‚ 

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Print yours and make it fun. Use it as a summer theme or as a game for a long road trip. Get into it and have fun!