Teaching kids to Win in Life!

It’s not about winning ~ it’s about learning….. It is important to teach our children this concept (behavior) early in life! When a person recognizes that focusing on themselves and not the outcome they will have a deeper understanding and meaning of what they are doing. This will not only allow them to feel good…

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Helping parents find answers!

         Hey Mom and Dad, do you have a child that has hard time talking to people or shies away from attention. It is hard to see children go through these growing pains, and it is a hard for a parent to feel helpless or to not have the answers on how to help! This…

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Looking in the mirror

Children have active imaginations as parents it is up to us to help them use that imagination to build a more confident self image! How does your child see themselves? Does him or her see possibilities, and opportunities OR do they see fear and negativity? The Side Kicks program is constantly installing this thought into…

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Preparing Your Child For…

Preparing your Child for challenges is one of the most important things a parent can do for their child! Confidence can help your child through difficult times and help them shine! Our program is a great activity to help them be their best!

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Giving Kids An Advantage

If you are like most parents you understand that kids need an advantage in life. Building your child Self Esteem and increasing His or her Confidence will help give them the competitive edge in life and help shield them from negativity and peer pressure. Side Kicks has a process built into our program that nurtures…

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Consistency when parenting

Your child needs to know that no matter what happens, you are always going to be a consistent parent.Maintaining consistency means that you are going to be patient, connected, adaptable, and edutaining with your child all the time so your child knows what to expect from you and you know what to expect from them.…

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How to use 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: Intrinsic Motivation: Choices What do you…

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Nurturing Parenting?

Being a nurturing parent means adjusting your child’s behaviors, not trying to change them. In other words, change the behavior, not the child. 1. 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 is what parenting is all…

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Do You Have 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 using edutainment with your child.  Practice…

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Prompting your Child for Success!

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 your child toward good behavior is to…

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