Shannon Philpott-Sanders

Writing, Reflecting, Teaching, Parenting

Regaining Trust in Families

Screen shot 2013-03-05 at 9.58.32 AMPublished March 2013: Mom.Me

Regaining Trust in Families
How to move on after a breach of confidence

Article Excerpt:

It’s natural for families to have disagreements and experience disappointments, but when a breach in trust occurs, it takes more effort and time to restore your faith in each other. As parents, you may lose trust in your child at times, and your child may also question your actions as well. Teaching your child how to regain trust with family members begins with assessing your own behaviors. Continue reading

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Teaching General Safety Rules to Children

Published March 2013: Mom.Me

Screen shot 2013-03-05 at 9.58.24 AMTeaching General Safety Rules to Children
How to help your little one avoid danger

Article Excerpt:

At school, children learn the infamous “Stop, Drop and Roll” and the basics of stranger danger, but as parents, it’s important to teach general safety rules to children at home, too. “My advice to parents is to work hard on your communication with your child,” says Kim Estes, certified prevention educator and founder of Savvy Parents, Safe Kids, in Redmond, Washington. Continue reading

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