Teaching Responsibility and Values
Perfect Playdate for Your Kids|
descriptionHolly and Marni show how to have the perfect playdate for your children. Great tips for keeping the kids happy until it's time to go home!
Good Manners for Kids
One of the most important things you can give to your children is absolutely free. Parents TV's Kim Singer reprots it's the gift of good manners.thank you's, proper and improper noises with kids. It's a crackup. -A professional chef with 3 kids of his own, Brian teaches Table Manners 101, but he says the real lesson here isn't just etiquette, it's about respect. -Good manners, like I tell the kids, are reflection of how you feel about people around you. We have to be able to treat each other with some modicum of respect. -But teaching kids good manners and the life lessons that go along with them isn't easy. What about if I put my napkin right in the middle of my plate? -No. -What about if I put my fork right on top of my napkin? What's that? -Bad manners. -Classes like this can help. Etiquette for Kids is part of the program in many schools. It's also offered at social clubs and churches and on the internet. -Good manners is don't climb on the table. -You can't use your food with your hands. -You should not eat across the table. -You should always have good manners; otherwise, you might get kicked out. -And let your kids know the manners they show directly affect the impression they make. -We all have the opportunity at the dinner table to plant that seed of civility, of respect to one another. And it starts with a knife, and fork, and spoon. -Thanks
Fix Rude Behavior
-Hi, I'm Ursula Karass, and you're watching Parents TV. Every parent tries to teach their children good manners. But what do you do if your kids develop rude habits? Dr. Jennifer Shu is the author of Food Fights: Winning the Nutritional Challenges of Parenthood Armed with Insight, Humor and ayour child that burping just is not acceptable, let's say, at the dinner table , maybe in the car when other people are around. And start little by little, using baby steps. -Okay. What about interrupting parents?
-Hi everyone, I'm Rene Syler. Today, we're gonna talk about discipline starting with the kids. Corinne Gregory from The PoliteChild is here to tell us about her program called Social Smart, and it's all about the social skills kids need to do well at home and in school. Hi, Corinne. -Good morning,that as one of the virtues. How does that translate to increased test scores ? Because I know you have data that showed that the children who completed this program or learning through you guys have double digit increases in their test scores . How does that-- -That's what the schools are saying. -How does that work? -Well, compassion, for example-- compassion is a subset of empathy and consideration, and consideration really is a matter of understanding that, you know, in my educational system or my particular way of being it's not all about me, that there are other people involved in the equation. So, for
Saying Thank You
-Hey, moms. With so many play dates and so many birthdays, doesn't it seem like life is an endless stream of thank you cards? Well, put the pen down and take a breather. Today, Parents Magazine and Discover Card show us an easy way to get it together with your little ones and say thank you at thedates and so many birthdays, doesn't it seem like life is an endless stream of thank you cards? Well, put the pen down and take a breather. Today, Parents Magazine and Discover Card show us an
-Hi, you're watching Teachable Moments on Parents TV. I'm parenting expert Denise Daniels. And as a parent, have you ever watched with amazement as your preschooler comforted a playmate in distress? Well, research shows that this is called empathy behavior. Joining us today is Dr. Marc BrackettBrackett who's the deputy director of health, emotion, and behavior laboratory at Yale University . He's going to show us how to raise empathetic and caring kids. Thanks for joining us today, Marc. -You're welcome. -I just
-Well, it's your birthday, baby. You're looking fine. -It's hard because people have different expectations on what a birthday party should be like. You know, if you're out there throwing it or giving it. -'Cause it's your birthday, baby. -Whether your child's the partygoer or the party thrower,can be an etiquette minefield. So, to keep you from committing a faux pas , I talked to the etiquette experts . -One, two, three. Happy birthday to you. -It seems so simple at first. -Happy birthday to you. -But what starts as a
It Mom's Making Friends
Did you know that social skills, like making friends, will make your child a better student? Holly and Marni, aka "The It Moms", explain how setting a good example for your kids will get them started on a lifetime of social graces. You're welcome.a lot? Or-- -No, this is my first time. -Oh, she's from North Carolina . -What part of North Carolina ? -She's from North Carolina . -Well, it's Siler City, it's one out from Raleigh. -Listen to her voice. -I lived at the Cary. -Well, I live close
Children In Iraq
-You're watching Parents TV, our families, our lives. -Hi, It Moms. When you think of Camp Fire USA, what do you think of? -Camping, maybe a little candy. Well, Holly and I wanna show you how this natural organization offers a lot more than that. -Okay. They've grown up a lot since 1913, and theyTV, our families, our lives. -Hi, It Moms. When you think of Camp Fire USA, what do you think of? -Camping, maybe a little candy. Well, Holly and I wanna show you how this natural organization offers a lot more than that. -Okay. They've grown up a lot since 1913, and they offer tons of programs to make the kids of today into the leaders of tomorrow. Come on, we'll show you what we mean. -We're catching up with some kids from a local elementary who were involved in Operation Iraqi Children . This is a program that helps American children get involved with the children of Iraq by sending them school supplies . -We've decided that we want to help the children in Iraq get some school supplies , right? -Yeah. -Okay. So, what are some of the things we can do to help? -Pile posters and signs for people tohand. -I'm gonna talk to Gel who is the area director for Camp Fire USA. So why is this such a great project for the kids to get involved in? -Well, Camp Fire likes to do service learning projects in all the schools that we serve, and part of service learning for us is really giving the kids an authentic experience in leadership. -What excites you about doing Operation Iraqi Children ? -I have seen a lot of pictures of children that don't have a lot of school supplies and they're kind of poor. So I wanted to get some stuff out to them so that they have good lives justwho Scott Baio is? -I don't know. -No? -By giving him the school supplies , I can give him a chance to learn just the same as anyone else in this school could. -That's awesome. Sounds really, really good answer. Are you gonna be president someday? -He loves that. -I don't know. -Dana for president. -It feels really good to get involved. -Totally. Community involvement is important. - Camp Fire's approach to youth development is a proactive approach rather than trying to manage our kids once they're in crisis, we empower young people to be successful at home, at school, and in our community. -Okay It Moms, our children truly are tomorrow's leaders and Camp Fire USA helps empower them and develop them into those leaders. And the best part is no matter where you are in the nation, there's a Camp Fire USA, local chapter, [unk]. So look them up and support your kids while they involved. -Yeah. -Bye It Moms. -Bye It Moms.