Today’s Parenting Tip:
We understand that some of our readers are from countries that have royal princesses and princes. We respect the important history and official roles of those royal princesses and princes. These parenting tips are designed to help us understand how an ordinary person can become a lovable, capable princess or prince – both in spirit and in action.
Because these parenting tips are inspired by our featured book, PRINCESS IN TRAINING and because August is back-to school month for many kids, these tips are about how your child can return to school as a lovable, capable princess (or prince).
Decide: To be a prince in spirit and in action, your child needs to learn the skills he needs to manage school situations.
Practice: Play ”What If” with your child. This is a game where you make up a situation and your child suggests what to do in that situation. It encourages a child to think about what he should do when faced with certain situations. If he has trouble coming up with ideas, you can make suggestions by letting your child take a turn at asking you the question.
Make all the situations be school situations. For example, what if you have trouble finding your classroom?
Read more about lovable, capable princesses (and princes): Becoming a Lovable and Capable Prince or Princess.
Come back to Daily Parenting Tips each day for another helpful tip.