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How to Prevent Unwanted Behavior ages 0 - 6 months ages 11 years - 18 years ages 5 years - 11 years ages 6 months - 5 years communication discipline family mantra Mar 19, 2024

 

Imagine this scenario: You're at the grocery store with your children, and as you navigate the aisles, you can sense the tension rising.  Your kids are getting restless, and you can...

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How To Deepen Your Bond With Your Child ages 0 - 6 months ages 11 years - 18 years ages 5 years - 11 years ages 6 months - 5 years communication consistency relationships routines Feb 15, 2024

 

Imagine this scene: It's early morning, and you're feeling tired, overwhelmed, and already thinking about the long to-do list ahead.  But as your child comes bounding into the room,...

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The Power of Words: How to Speak to Your Child ages 0 - 6 months ages 11 years - 18 years ages 5 years - 11 years ages 6 months - 5 years communication Feb 07, 2024

 

Imagine this scenario: You're sitting in a cozy coffee shop, engrossed in a book, when suddenly someone approaches you and starts shouting demands.  How would you feel?  Most...

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How To Prevent Sibling Rivalry ages 0 - 6 months ages 11 years - 18 years ages 5 years - 11 years ages 6 months - 5 years check yourself communication consequences consistency discipline relationships siblings Jan 17, 2024

 

 

This week, we celebrate Martin Luther King Jr. Day.  Racial equality is supremely important, and in fact, I'm working on a very special post on the topic of helping to teach...

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How To Hold a Successful Family Meeting ages 11 years - 18 years ages 5 years - 11 years ages 6 months - 5 years communication consistency problem solving routines Jan 04, 2024

 

Happy New Year, amazing parents!  I hope your 2024 is off to a great start.  This annual transition presents a perfect opportunity for families to reflect on their routines and...

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Raising Generous Kids: Teaching the True Spirit of Giving ages 11 years - 18 years ages 5 years - 11 years ages 6 months - 5 years communication holidays learning Dec 19, 2023

The holiday season is a time of giving and generosity, and as parents, we have a unique opportunity to teach our children the value of helping others.  I touched on this topic in a recent...

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Should I Tell My Child Santa Is Real? ages 5 years - 11 years ages 6 months - 5 years communication holidays relationships siblings Dec 06, 2023

 

Parents, here’s a big question this time of year: What do you tell your kids when they ask if Santa Claus is real?  There’s no right answer.  It’s a personal...

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Building Healthy Eating Habits: How to Foster a Positive Relationship with Food in Your Children ages 11 years - 18 years ages 5 years - 11 years ages 6 months - 5 years communication eating health Nov 07, 2023

As parents, we strive to raise happy and healthy children.  One important aspect of their well-being is teaching them healthy eating habits.  In our family, the essential message around...

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How To Show Your Child You Love Them | Expressing Love To Kids ages 0 - 6 months ages 11 years - 18 years ages 5 years - 11 years ages 6 months - 5 years communication discipline parenting philosophy relationships siblings Aug 17, 2023

 

How does your child know that you love them?  One day when they’re older, your child will reflect back on their childhood and remember all the times you told them you loved...

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What's Your Family Mantra? ages 0 - 6 months ages 11 years - 18 years ages 5 years - 11 years ages 6 months - 5 years communication discipline family mantra siblings Aug 03, 2023

Years ago, I heard a friend say to her child, who was on the verge of starting an altercation with their sibling, “Grace and courtesy.”  When I asked for the background story on...

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How Much Screen Time Does Mommy Get? | Mom Screen Time ages 0 - 6 months ages 11 years - 18 years ages 5 years - 11 years ages 6 months - 5 years communication relationships routines screen time Jun 22, 2023

 

Today, I have a quick story for you related to the concept of managing your time and preserving as much of it for your little kiddos as possible.  A friend recently asked me how I can...

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Use Valentine's Day to Keep the Family Connected ages 5 years - 11 years ages 6 months - 5 years communication holidays learning relationships Feb 08, 2017

The days go quickly with four small children.  And what seems like a small project can take a very long time with our age range.  This is where planning comes in.  About two weeks...

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