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Tag Archives: parenting

Be Consistent

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Have you ever caught yourself disciplining your child today for something that last week you let slide? Or constantly changing the house rules because of …

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Are You Trustworthy?

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If you think your kids were born with an innate sense that they should trust you blindly, you are dead wrong. How you treat your …

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Too Much Screen Time

When I was almost 40 and had been married for nearly 10 years, with three preschoolers and a teenager, it dawned on me that I …

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Challenging Children

Eight-year-old Jessica was a challenging child. A bossy, fussy girl with only a few friends, she frustrated and alienated even those who loved her the …

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The Accident

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One day, I almost killed my children. And I don’t mean that figuratively. While driving 65mph on a major freeway in Southern California, I failed …

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Someone Important

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I used to be someone important. Formerly, I was a teacher educating a hundred kids each week. I loved my work. I loved the mentoring, …

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When to Start School

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Just because children typically start school or kindergarten at five or six years of age, and first grade at six or seven, doesn’t mean that …

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Everyday Chores

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Dear God: Okay, here’s my glamorous chore list for today. One: vacuum. Two: take those packages to the Post Office. Three: make a run to …

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Homesick

The first time I spent a night alone away from my parents, I slept at my grandparents’ house about 10 miles from home. I remember …

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