Archives for September 2006

Teaching Your Children About Gratitude

How can we teach our children to feel gratitude? The simplest things, the ones we take for granted, ought to be appreciated. For example, having hands that can function effectively is a great starting point. A teacher I know asked his class to avoid using their hands for five minutes in order to drive home […]

Avoiding Confrontations!

“How many times have I told you to do such-and-such?” It’s the familiar prelude to a power struggle between parent and child. One of the most common complaints heard from parents is that their children don’t listen to them. “I have to scream before he will even pay attention to me!” (That child has learned […]