Reconnect With Your Kids – Try a Tech-free Weekend

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“Show me any two people who have fun together frequently and I’ll show you a good relationship.” – Thomas W. Phelan, Ph.D. Do you have fun with your children? These days many parents are in survival mode. Lives are busy with work, extra-curricular activities, overseeing homework, and completing chores around the house. We are on … Read more Reconnect With Your Kids – Try a Tech-free Weekend

How to Choose Just Right Books – The Five-Finger Rule

Please note – some of the links below are affiliate links. If you click on them and make a purchase, I may receive a small commission at no additional cost to you. I only recommend products I love and have used personally. Thank you for supporting my blog. Last week, my son came home from … Read more How to Choose Just Right Books – The Five-Finger Rule

How to Reinforce Positive Behavior and Catch Kids Being Good

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Reinforce positive behavior to see more of it. “Education is teaching our children to desire the right things.” ― Plato When we reinforce our children’s positive behavior and make a conscious effort to catch them being good, we’ll see more of this good behavior. Two Scenarios Does this sound familiar? Your children are playing a … Read more How to Reinforce Positive Behavior and Catch Kids Being Good

Win the Morning, Win the Day – Not With Young Children in the House

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Win the morning, win the day. We’ve all heard the expression. But, how do you win the morning when you have young children in the house? You don’t. But, you can make mornings more peaceful and set your children up for future independence by introducing a morning routine. Morning routines for children are important. Creating … Read more Win the Morning, Win the Day – Not With Young Children in the House

Parent Without Yelling: How To Be A More Patient Parent

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Please note – some of the links below are affiliate links. If you click on them and make a purchase, I may receive a small commission at no additional cost to you. I only recommend products I love and have used personally. Thank you for supporting my blog. Last week, I was on the phone … Read more Parent Without Yelling: How To Be A More Patient Parent

About Me

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Welcome to learn2gether.org, a website created to help you and your child learn and grow together. Here at learn2gether.org I emphasize a whole-child approach to parenting, one that includes all aspects of a child’s development. My Background My name is Becky Grant. I’m a coffee-loving, car singing former elementary school teacher and mother of boys. … Read more About Me

What To Do When Your Child Says, “I Hate You!”

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Hint: It’s the opposite of what you think “I hate you!” My heart sank as my son uttered the phrase that every parent hates to hear. “I hate you!” This is a child’s equivalent of the f-bomb, a phrase dropped for maximum impact. Words aimed with precision right at a parent’s heart. “I hate you!” … Read more What To Do When Your Child Says, “I Hate You!”

Help Children Become Readers By Creating A Print-Rich Environment At Home

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The Importance Of Words On Walls “William – hurry up! It’s time for breakfast.” I swept into my 5-year-old’s room and found him standing in his underpants. “You’re not dressed!” I said with exasperation. “I can read my skeleton poster,” he said. I paused mid-tirade. He was excited. About reading! “Skull, eye socket, upper jaw, … Read more Help Children Become Readers By Creating A Print-Rich Environment At Home