7 Core Following Directions Activities for Kids That’ll Improve Listening
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7 Core Following Directions Activities for Kids That’ll Improve Listening

Inside: Quick and easy following directions activities for kids that will help them practice self-control, emotional regulation and improve listening skills. There was a joke traveling around years ago from Carrie On Y’all that said, “Maybe if I start yelling ‘Get your shoes on!’ the night before, we could get to school on time the…

100+ Printable Chore Cards for Kids to Teach Responsibility, Helpfulness and Independence
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100+ Printable Chore Cards for Kids to Teach Responsibility, Helpfulness and Independence

Inside this post: How to use printable chore cards for kids to teach responsibility, promote independence and encourage hard-work. I sat in the car driving the kids to preschool, when she said something brilliant. “How would it feel to have your kids grow into adults who could make good choices without a threat, bribe or…

How to Turn Your High Energy 3 Year-Old Into a Better Listener
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How to Turn Your High Energy 3 Year-Old Into a Better Listener

Inside: A simple strategy when your 3 year is out of control, ignoring you and flat out not listening. Post contains affiliate links which means if you make a purchase I may earn a small commission at no extra cost to you. I was awake for only 15 minutes, and I was already dealing with…

How to Stop a Power Struggle in Public without Bribing, Threatening or Yelling
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How to Stop a Power Struggle in Public without Bribing, Threatening or Yelling

I don’t know why a trip to the grocery store with my oldest always results in a public temper tantrum, but it does. For the longest time, he would exhibit something close to a mental breakdown over the kiddie shopping carts. Whomever invented those is the bane of my existence. My son is a strong-willed…