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Who's on First? Giving Kids Their Fair Share of Attention12154​It is normal for siblings to compete for their parents' attention and time. Unfortunately, children may use inappropriate behaviors like whining, ...9/25/2017 2:22:47 PMIt is normal for siblings to compete for their parents' attention and time Unfortunately, children may use inappropriate behaviors like whining, tattling, fighting and arguing to 192https://www.boystown.org/parenting/article/Pages/Forms/AllItems.aspxhtmlFalseaspx
When Too Many Cooks in the Kitchen Is a Good Thing12080How involved are your kids in planning or preparing family meals? Are they limited to setting the table one night a week? Or is it something slight...11/22/2017 6:13:40 PMHow involved are your kids in planning or preparing family meals Are they limited to setting the table one night a week Or is it something slightly less demanding, like standing in 131https://www.boystown.org/parenting/article/Pages/Forms/AllItems.aspxhtmlFalseaspx
Parents’ work schedules leave little time spent with kids14362 Question: My husband and I have three children, ages 17, 12 and 11. I’ve inherited my father’s business, which is located four hours away ...9/15/2017 9:15:36 PMMy husband and I have three children, ages 17, 12 and 11 I’ve inherited my father’s business, which is located four hours away from our home For almost a year now, I have been 124https://www.boystown.org/parenting/questions-and-answers/Pages/Forms/AllItems.aspxhtmlFalseaspx
Teaching Values To Our Children 12038​As parents, we want our children to be honest, decent, caring individuals. Simply hoping our children will naturally acquire these skills is not e...4/30/2018 5:45:13 PMAs parents, we want our children to be honest, decent, caring individuals Simply hoping our children will naturally acquire these skills is not enough They must see what it means to 154https://www.boystown.org/parenting/article/Pages/Forms/AllItems.aspxhtmlFalseaspx
Mom Seeks Parenting Skills 14397 Question: I have been a divorced, single mother for three years, and I am concerned that I lack the necessary skills to effectively parent...9/15/2017 9:15:32 PMI have been a divorced, single mother for three years, and I am concerned that I lack the necessary skills to effectively parent my two girls, ages 11 and 6. I was adopted and 73https://www.boystown.org/parenting/questions-and-answers/Pages/Forms/AllItems.aspxhtmlFalseaspx
Grandma's Rule: Chart it!11815One effective way to change behavior is to use charts and contracts. Charts and contracts are agreements between you and your kids that spell out w...9/25/2017 1:15:05 PMOne effective way to change behavior is to use charts and contracts Charts and contracts are agreements between you and your kids that spell out what they will receive from you 105https://www.boystown.org/parenting/article/Pages/Forms/AllItems.aspxhtmlFalseaspx
How to help your child build independence12399How to help your child build independence:Building independence is really, really important for kids and it can sometimes be met with trepidati...6/16/2017 1:03:00 AMBuilding independence is really, really important for kids and it can sometimes be met with trepidation for parents Sometimes it is difficult for us to let go and allow our kids to 124https://www.boystown.org/parenting/videos/Pages/Forms/AllItems.aspxhtmlFalseaspx
What are some good ways to keep kids active during the summer?12503What are some good ways to keep kids active during the summer? Many times parents will come in and ask questions about providing structure for...6/16/2017 1:03:09 AMMany times parents will come in and ask questions about providing structure for the summer Kids have structure all day long in classes and most times parents work full-time jobs so 84https://www.boystown.org/parenting/videos/Pages/Forms/AllItems.aspxhtmlFalseaspx
Is It Too Early To Teach My Toddler and Preschooler Responsibility?11979There are plenty of small responsibilities tailor-made for the little hands of your toddler or preschooler. It wouldn't be unreasonable for your...6/16/2017 1:02:18 AMThere are plenty of small responsibilities tailor-made for the little hands of your toddler or preschooler It wouldn't be unreasonable for your toddler to have the responsibility 118https://www.boystown.org/parenting/article/Pages/Forms/AllItems.aspxhtmlFalseaspx