Tag Archives: parent/child relationships

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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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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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3 Times When it’s Best to Do Nothing

There are times as a parent when it is best to do nothing. The crazy thing is that the form of “nothing” I am talking about is one of the…

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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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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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Unlock Your Doors, Open Your Heart!

What was the last thing your son or daughter did that simply amazed you? You know what I’m talking about. I’m referring to those moments that melt your heart and…

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Peace on Earth?… Let’s Start with Peace at Home

“And in Despair I bowed my head: There is no peace on earth, I said, For hate is strong and mocks the song Of peace on earth, good will to…

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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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The Value of Perspective

What in the world were they thinking? That is the million dollar question. When your child has scribbled all over the wall or made notch marks on your kitchen table…

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