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You are in charge … Set rules and limits!

Being a parent means you are in charge. You know what’s best for your kids and you have the authority to insist on it. There are times when you don’t have to explain, discuss, debate, and arrive at consensus. Set … Continue reading

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Don’t Play Favourites … is that possible?

Favouritism is Issue #1 with kids. “Don’t Play Favourites” is Rule #1 for parents. It seems that all parents are guilty of having a favourite child and all the children know it too. It’s unrealistic for parents to claim they … Continue reading

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Discipline – Do’s & Don’ts

“Rewards and punishments are the lowest form of education.” Chuang-Tzu Definition of Discipline Discipline is one of those words that can have many meanings depending on the individuals involved and the circumstance. Merriam-Webster covers the possibilities by including the harshness … Continue reading

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Respectful Parents Respectful Kids

I just finished a book that every parent should read – Respectful Parents Respectful Kids by Sura Hart & Victoria Kindle Hodson, PuddleDancer Press, Encinitas, CA, 2006. It is based on the work done at the Center for Nonviolent Communication. This center … Continue reading

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