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How to Successfully Respond to ANY Child Behavior. Simply Do Your BEST.

What if there was one simple pattern of actions that would help us to positively impact almost any behavioral conflict that arises in our parenting? Would you be interested? There…

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Gentle Parenting Boundaries: Hold Your Ground, Firm and Kind

Mom, can I have one more drink of water before bed? Dad, will you read me another story? I want the blue cup! I’m not wearing my shoes. Dad, can…

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What to Do When Your Child Throws A Tantrum In Public

You are at the end of a rather successful shopping endeavor when your 4 year old decides she is DONE. She drops to the floor and in a equally exhausted…

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Change Mealtime Woes Into Mealtime Wins!

Mealtime is a busy period of the day when schedules converge and stress is often high. Power struggles about refusing to sit at the table with the family, veggie battles,…

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The Gift of Failure Book review

Parents are always talking about the things we sacrifice to make things better for our children. We give gifts of time and attention. We give physical gifts in the form…

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How to Decrease Sibling Fighting and Increase Love

“Ahhhhhh!” Berkeley screamed as he chased his older brother, Culyar, around the house. My oldest son ran just a few steps ahead of his little brother with a half smerky…

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The Disease Every Parent Needs to Guard Their Child Against: A “Me, Me, Me, Epidemic” Book Review

If you knew there was a new, highly contagious, highly destructive disease epidemic being passed around at school, at the play ground, throughout your community and even in your own…

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4 Essential Skills for Teaching Your Preschooler Self-Control

Envision your four-year-old, alone in a room, with a plate full of doughnuts right in front of him or her. You’re probably imagining something along the lines of “the cookie…

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6 Sure Fire Ways to Stop Arguing With Your Kids

It’s amazing how persistent children can be. Kids as young as 2 or 3 years old can find inventive ways to persuade mom or dad to give them what they…

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7 Ways We Sabotage Our Relationships

Whether we like it or not and whether we even acknowledge it or not, our relationships are always ebbing and flowing, growing or diminishing. Sometimes the movement of our relationships…

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