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One Essential Skill to Help Your Child Change “Bad” Behavior.

“What was he thinking!?” Have you ever asked this question after your child has done something that seemed to be firmly outside the realm of logic and common sense? Your…

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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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Hands Free Life Book Review

Everywhere you look today you will find cynicism, criticism, negativity and pessimism. Almost every headline is meant to incite outrage or controversy. We’re told that getting people riled up is…

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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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How to Increase Your Energy and Keep Up With Your Kids: Simple Addition and Subtraction

How many times have you sat down to read with your kids and nodded off just to have your kids nudge you awake over and over again? It’s happened to…

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3 Lessons From Disney’s New Cinderella that Make Me Want My Kids to Watch it Again and Again

Remember the feverish obsession kids had with Frozen? How can we forget, right? You may still be having nightmares of Elsa that you continue working through with your therapist. You…

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What are we teaching our kids when they’re not listening?

“Don’t Worry that children never listen to you, worry that they are always watching you.” (Robert Fulgham). You may have seen this quote passed around on your favorite social media…

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Parenting with Liberty and Justice for All

Mention the “4th of July” and every American in the room will simultaneously hear “Independence Day.” What popped up in your mind when you read this special date? Did you…

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6 Steps to Making Summer Awesome (For You and the Kids)

Summer presents a new transition for both a child and a parent’s mindset. You love your kids, but lets be honest about the fact that the beginning of summer brings…

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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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