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2013

Help your kids by talking less, accepting more


Posted Dec 5, 2013 4:01 PM

Kids want to know that you are present when they feel overwhelmed, but set aside your urge to teach.
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Why mean words are not just sticks and stones


Posted Jul 22, 2013 1:06 PM

As children grow up, they are told that words are just sticks and stones. Is it realistic to tell a child that words don't mean anything?
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What to do when your kids say they're bored


Posted Jul 8, 2013 11:34 AM

We're halfway through summer vacation, which means no parent is a stranger to the phrase "I'm bored". Here's how to respond.
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Why you should encourage your kids to express their emotions


Posted Jun 24, 2013 11:19 AM

We naturally have emotional experiences, so why numb them? Kids and parents should always have permission to feel.
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Practice makes perfect when dealing with kids' emotions


Posted May 6, 2013 1:08 PM

To better help your kids deal with anger, frustration and disappointment, take time to practice finding an inner peace.
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The best ways to praise your child for a job well done


Posted Apr 15, 2013 3:40 PM

Sometimes there are better ways to praise your child's accomplishments than "I'm proud of you."
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Be yourself with or without the kids around


Posted Feb 26, 2013 10:36 AM

Instead of your dividing your day into your different "roles", concentrate on just being yourself.
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Why you should hug your child today


Posted Feb 18, 2013 11:35 AM

They might squirm and resist at first, but a hug means more than just an embrace for you and your child.
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