tkdswift, Author at Christian Tae Kwon Do

Adaptability

Adaptability Adaptability is about how you respond to your child, especially when things do not go as planned.  Your child will have a variety of great days, bad days, and everything in between. Here are a few ways you can apply adaptability to your parenting and keep your child motivated: Read more…

Nuturing

Nurturing Being a nurturing parent means adjusting your child’s behaviors, not trying to change them. In other words, change the behavior, not the child. Let them Know that Mistakes are Okay I get excited when my son makes a mistake because it gives me the opportunity to teach him, which Read more…

Edutainment

Edutainment Be the parent your child needs you to be. They need you to be in their world. That means interacting and playing with them on their level to prompt them through the tasks and chores they don’t want to do.  Here are some tips and examples on using effectively Read more…

Prompting

Prompting How can you set your child up for daily success?  One of the most effective ways to do this is to focus on prompting instead of punishment.  Here’s what you need about prompting your child toward good behavior and decisions:   Friendly Competition One of the ways to prompt Read more…

Patience

Patience Take a few extra seconds when responding to poor behavior.  This demonstrates compassion, empathy, and self-control on your part.  Sometimes all you need to do is think about responding in the most patient manner to help re-direct your child.  A few seconds can make a big difference.   Ask, Read more…

Attunement

Attunement Do you ever feel like you can read your child’s mind?  You know what they are going to do or say next because they have had the same reaction before?  This is attunement.  Improving your attunement skills will allow you to create a more patient and understanding relationship with Read more…

Online Training

We are in in crazy times. Kids are at home, playing board games, video games, doing crafts. These are great things, but what about exercise? Now, more than ever, children and yes, even you, need to find time to exercise. We are pleased to offer training online to help families Read more…

Connection

Connection One of the most important things that you can do as a parent is establish a connection with your child.  In fact, children need connection more than anything else.  Here are a few ways that you can begin to build a great connection with your child: Daily Interactions: Make Read more…