Positive reinforcement - Put a cotton ball, marble, pom-pom, etc. in every time you catch your child being good. Do something special when it's full. This is exactly what I need instead of focusing on the bad.Could work in the classroom too
How To Limit Kids' TV & Computer Time: Each Sunday give the kids 10 tickets for the week. Each ticket = 30 minutes of TV, game system, computer, etc. Tickets can be used consecutively, but when they are out they are out for the week.
Great article on the Problem of Entitlement.Noah believes every problem in the USA stems from the concept of Entitlement. Hopefully this concept will help us raise kids who don't feel a sense of entitlement.
Extra chores for when kids are naughty, whiney, tattle-taling, etc.what a great idea. Maybe call it the consequence jar, have white papers for older kids and pink for younger ones! Be great to also have a rewards jar for extra good behavior!
Love & Logic: Change the wording of what you ask the kids to do and become more effective. It's all perspective. Change accusatory you statements, into action-packed I-statements Angela's school had a training session for Love and Logic