Tell Your Child
Tell Your Child Today – Consequences of Stealing Cookies
Sometimes…our kids don't look to the future. For example, they might be, oh, gee, I don't know….stealing cookies at odd moments of the day. Which is why you notice their belly is expanding faster than their height. Kids don't quite understand the consequences for snarfing junk food…but the results soon become obvious. Thus, tell your […]
Tell Your Child Today – Feet.
Sometimes…our children are a wee bit…… Lazy. With a capital L. As in, they'll scream across the house for you to do their bidding. Hahah! chortles MamaBear in response! Today, remind your children that the gods gave them feet for a reason. And no, it's not just to prop them up against their desk. Parent […]
Tell Your Child Today – Responsibility
Sometimes…our kids borrow our stuff. And sometimes, they pretend it would be the most awesome fun imaginable if they dismantled it into bits even a microbe couldn't find. And no, I'm not talking about my TV remote that I now have to piece together, why do you ask? 🙂 Thus today, emphasize to your children […]
Tell Your Child Today – Breathing. It’s a Zen Good Thing!
Sometimes our children get mad. Really mad. Sooo mad….their words start to tumble after one another and they become more and more frantic. Not good! The plain fact is…sh*t happens. And screaming about it isn't going to do a darned thing to change things. So today, tell your kid to simply….breathe. Take a step back, […]
Tell Your Child Today – Calmness
Sometimes, our children are as calm and cool and collected as a 7.9 magnitude earthquake. And that sure makes them then even more careless with their followup! Freaking out about school starting and the like certainly is understandable…but not desirable at all. Thus today, tell your kids that panicking will not result in anything being […]
Tell Your Child Today – Fan Fic!
Sometimes our kids *really* get into online games like Starcraft, Team Fortress 2, and the like. And other times, that's all that their lives consist of. But were you aware of the entire universe of fanfiction that's available regarding it? Fan fiction requires (get this!) *reading*. And because it's about their interests….chances are, they'll be […]
Tell Your Child – An Awe-Inspiring Head
Sometimes, our kids just don't plain….*think*. And sometimes, they look to others to solve their own issues. It's normal, I suppose….kids, not having adult responsibilities, tend to look for the moment instead of the long term goals. Thus, today….tell your child that there's a reason for that large roundish object that sits on top of […]
Tell Your Child Today – Tone It Down
Sometimes our kids can get…. a wee bit….too intense. 'course, the challenge is, *they* don't recognize that; to them, they're just being normal. But to their peers, they're viewed as *abnormal*. Just sayin' . Now, while I'm all for being unique and standing out from the crowd and all that jazz, quite often unless your […]
Tell Your Child Today – Shun Stupidity
Sometimes our kids give too much of themselves to others. And sometimes our kids lack the maturity to realize when it's simply not appreciated…and to just…*stop*. Thus, today, tell your children to give of themselves *wisely*. Explain to them that their friendship is a *gift* and *they* themselves are a gift to their friends. If […]
Tell Your Child Today – Nightmare Benefits
Sometimes…our kids have really really bad dreams. They can even swell into gargantuan nightmares of Godzilla-like proportions…and wreak havoc on them once they awaken in the morning. But…there's always a silver lining in a nightmare…and it's this. Bad dreams can result from your child's inner fears of "what if", and cause them to "live out", […]