Five Steps to Building Self Reliance and a Good Work Ethic

Step One: Develop a New Vocabulary. The kinds of words we say to our children can help them learn the value of effort and get into the habit of completing what they start. So here are a few phrases you can use with your child to stress how much you value her effort: "Don't give up!" "I know you can do it!" "Hang in there. Don't stop!" "It's usually harder at the beginning." "Almost! Try again." "You'll get it. Keep at it!" "The more what

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Parenting Teens Special Report

Parenting Teens Special Report

Top Parenting Teenagers Tips. Everyone warns us about the terrible twos, but a toddler does not match the strife caused once children hit the terrible teens. Your precious children change from idolizing your every move to leaving you in the dust.

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