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Recent Common Parenting Concerns

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Deal with Strong Willed, Determined, Child without Breaking Spirit

Parents of strong willed children have my sympathy and congratulations. Why? Once upon a time, I was one of those smart, willful, independent, children. Then, I grew up and became the parent of a … More

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Bad Feeling Child is Lying – No Proof

Parents have amazing intuition when it comes to their children. We tend to get a little niggling feeling, especially when something is wrong. As much as we'd like to think that we are always on target … More

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How to Encourage and Support Your Budding Writer

So you noticed that your child is writing on practically everything in sight. It may even seem to be a problem. Congratulations! You may be the parent of a budding writer. It is a great joy to be a … More

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Recent Family Living Posts

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Simple Steps For The Perfect Kids Pool Party

Last summer I hosted a pool party for my kids – it was my first one, and I was surprised at how easy it was. I just had to make sure to check off a few items – mostly the ones you’d think of for … More

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Want Good Leaders Develop Good Followers

As a parent, you probably want your children to be leaders because leadership is associated with being successful and prosperous. After all, we can't all be leaders...or can we? You may want to … More

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Help Child Develop Sportsmanship

After having fun and keeping fit, one of the most important reasons to play a sport is to develop good sportsmanship. How can you help your child develop good sportsmanship? Here are a few … More

In The Spotlight

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What Was The Photographer Thinking?

Recently, Melody and I read a news article about a little boy in a wheelchair who was having his yearly class picture made. Not a biggie, right? Wrong! Apparently, the little boy who was placed … More