Fun idea: If you don't pick something up after one warning, mom confiscates it and puts it in a "Ransom Rubbage" box. The only way you can get it back is to draw a task from the envelope attached to the box lid. Some tasks are hilarious!
Circle of control- this is a counseling tool for kids but so great for us all to remember! I would have them put their name in the smaller circle, things they can control in the larger circle, and things out of their control outside the circle.
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"Stop Yelling!" When children and teens have trouble self-regulating, they may provoke harsher parenting. But if parents can work on strategies that help themselves feel calmer, they can help their children learn to regulate better.
In the final moments of last week's LDS General Conference, President Thomas S. Monson, President and prophet of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints gave some profound instruction about a Lighthouse, and a prophetic blessing