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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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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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10 Ways to Help Your Kid Cure Summer Boredom Without Technology

Summer is in full sway. Kids are out of school and the novelty of that fact is starting to wear off. Some of you may already be well acquainted with…

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How To Stop Yelling in 21 Days; And Break Other Bad Habits Too

Before you go on reading this, do something for me… Sit or stand as you normally would, and fold your arms as you normally would… Then, fold your arms the…

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What To Do When Kids Lie

Pinocchio is probably the most iconic story related to the moral mantra, “Always tell the truth.” Wouldn’t it be great if all kids had a built in lie detector like…

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Mean What You Say & Say What You Mean; 3 Essential Elements of Effective Communication

Years ago I watched a video where a little girl was gleefully playing in her front yard. Her mother was watching her from the porch on a beautiful summer day….

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The Best Kind of “I Love You”

Every day as I leave work to come home for the evening, I call home to tell my wife that I am leaving the office. Well, most evenings. Sometimes I…

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The Secret Solution for Kid Conflicts: Ask the Right Questions

I recently talked with a mother that was beside herself with frustration because her six and eight year old children were always teasing each other. It seemed like they couldn’t…

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3 Bits of Kid Wisdom

Don’t you hate when your children spout off some incriminating piece of wisdom that you don’t want to admit but you simply cannot deny! Sometimes the innocence and curiosity of…

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5 Things Buddy the Elf Helped Me Remember and Love About Having Kids

“Look, there is Uncle Andy!” My six year old niece said as she flipped through the holiday movies her mom was showing her. She was holding one of my favorite…

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