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What Olympic Hockey Taught Me About Parenting

Leave it to a man to make a sports analogy for parenting. Let alone an analogy using Hockey, of all the barbaric, violent sports out there. It’s not just a…

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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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10 Sure Fire ways to Combat Lazy Kids and Create Cycles of Drive

It seems like each generation insists that the rising generation is the laziest to have ever lived. Whether this is true or not, lazy kids are not born, they’re made…

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Getting Kids to Listen: 7 Ways to Reinforce Cycles of Active Listening at Home

No one likes to be ignored. It can be infuriating to repeat yourself over and over and feel like no one is listening. Sometimes it’s not listening we are looking…

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6 Ways to Teach Your Child Tolerance

An honest look Children, at very young ages, are often exceptionally aware and honest about differences they observe between themselves and others, but rarely attach judgments to those candid observations….

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Family Cycles: The Key to Positive Growth and Change

Yelling is a hot topic these days! Countless programs and articles hammer away at parents to “keep your cool!” I’ve talked to parents for years that have said, “I’ve been…

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From Hands Full, to Hands Free!

When you were a kid what did you want to be when you grew up? My first aspiration was to be an astronaut. I can remember starring at the poster…

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Ten Benefits of Killing Your TV!

  Breaking News! Miracle product will improve your family relationships immediately! I want to share with all of you a miracle product that can change families for the better almost…

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How Do You Know if You are a Good Parent?

“I was a bad parent today.” I’ve heard this statement proclaimed by parents at the end of particularly difficult or stressful days. It’s come out of my mouth and my…

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Make a Wonderful Mess!

“It looks like a tornado came through here! You clean this mess up right now!” Have you ever said those words before? I think all parents are absolutely mesmerized by…

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