Tag Archive: discipline

Mother’s Day: Time to Reflect and Celebrate

This will be my sixth Mother’s Day, so I am not an experienced mother by any stretch of the imagination. As a Family and Consumer Sciences Extension Agent, I am fortunate to have plenty of coursework and some practical experience in working with children– but real life is different. Here are a few of the …

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Permanent link to this article: http://nwdistrict.ifas.ufl.edu/fcs/2017/05/05/mothers-day-time-to-reflect-and-celebrate/

Helping Children Learn Self-Control

Self-control is an important skill for all children to learn.  In other words, individuals know right from wrong or have power to control their own actions.  Self-control is the ability to think before you act, rather than being controlled by your feelings.  Children who rely on parents or other children to make choices for …

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Permanent link to this article: http://nwdistrict.ifas.ufl.edu/fcs/2013/04/23/helping-children-learn-self-control/