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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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Group 4: Others – Respect & Fairness

“Manners are better caught than taught.” Respect Respect is defined as showing high, special, esteemed, particular, or proper regard or concern for. I’d like to be positive and focus on the behaviours that demonstrate respect, however there are many disrespectful … Continue reading

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Parenting Key 5 – Use a Language of Respect

“The way of attentive love suggests listening to and talking with children – living with them instead of guiding their lives by remote control.” Nel Noddings, American Feminist, Educationalist, Philosopher (1926- ) With the fifth key, Respectful Parents Respectful Kids … Continue reading

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Respect starts with self-respect

 One of the core values in effective relationships is respect. Without it, it is difficult to experience love and trust, or at least, caring and fairness. Respect occurs as a wide spectrum of factors, ranging from love to fear. Some … 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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