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Potty Training Tips for the Frustrated Parent

It’s hard to believe I could be so excited about someone simply going pee or poo in the toilet. Before the moment that my first child announced, “I pooped in…

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How to Enjoy the Parenting Roller Coaster

Have you ever watched your 6 year old voluntarily gather up his little brother or sister after they have hurt themselves and compassionately comfort and tend to them? It’s moments…

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Yell Less, Love More Review and Giveaway

One of the Most exciting things about reviewing Yell Less Love More is that I get to give away one autographed copy of the book and a bunch of other…

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10 Ways to Build Your Child’s Self-Esteem

What names were you called as a kid? Probably every one of us can remember the hurt we felt, on at least one occasion, when a school aged child called…

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7 Small Daily Parenting Practices that Make a Big Difference

In today’s society everyone is always looking for quick fixes and shortcuts. We want to find the things that are going to give us the biggest bang for the buck….

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10 Things I Never Thought I’d Have to Say to Another Person Until I Became a Parent

Kids and parenting can throw you some curveballs. You would think that we would be a little more prepared for the crazy stuff that gets thrown at us as parents,…

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The Secret to Getting Kids to Fly Solo… Give them Wings and Flight Lessons

All he needed to do was put his socks and shoes on. “How simple is that?” I thought to myself. My 4 year old son Berkeley had started to melt…

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How to get your kids ready and in the car in 50 easy steps

Remember the days when you used to be able to just slide into your flip flops, grab your keys and go? Yeah, I can’t really remember those days either. No…

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The Massively Under-Utilized Parent Calming Tool that You Always Have with You

Years ago I worked with a mother and her son that were struggling to enjoy life together. I was primarily supposed to be working with the son, but as a…

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How to Re-ignite Your Child’s Love of Learning, Even if They Say, “I Hate School”

I hated math most of my school years. I’m not talking about a little dislike for the subject. I’m talking about hatred that motivated elaborate schemes to prevent or avoid…

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