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The Secret to Getting Kids to Fly Solo… Give them Wings and Flight Lessons

All he needed to do was put his socks and shoes on. “How simple is that?” I thought to myself. My 4 year old son Berkeley had started to melt…

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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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The Massively Under-Utilized Parent Calming Tool that You Always Have with You

Years ago I worked with a mother and her son that were struggling to enjoy life together. I was primarily supposed to be working with the son, but as a…

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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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Is it Okay to Bribe My Kids?

Let’s be honest, we’ve all done it. We’ve all bribed our children at one point or another. Sometimes the bribes come in planned, well thought out, elaborate charts and token…

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TRU Parenting Audio: Even Super Mom and Dad Need Help Sometimes

Read the original article, “Even Super Mom and Dad Need Help Sometimes: 3 Steps to Getting the Help You Need” Listen and follow us on Soundcloud.

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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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3 Parenting Truths I learned while running

I despise running! At least, I used to hate running. When people told me they were training for a triathlon or marathon I used to think, “Isn’t that why we…

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My greatest Role yet. Learning to Prioritize and Simplify.

What incredible things in your life seem to get in the way of the most incredible things in your life? What do you give up when you love everything you’re…

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