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08/30/2018
It's Time to Ban These Three Words: 'Typical Teen Behavior' We use 'typical teen behavior' to refer to a broad range of things our teens do, much of it unbecoming. Whenever they appear moody, or stop talking to us, or resist our reminders about from everything from deadlines to hygiene, our go-to explanation is that they're just being typical teens. But are they... More >>

Tags: Motherhood-Fatherhood, Parenting, Social Issues, Teens
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08/22/2018
Be Your Kids Super Hero: 9 Habits to Healthify Your Kids Screen Time According to Medline Plus, screen time is a term used for activities done in front of a screen, such as watching TV, working on a computer, or playing video games. Three hours of daily TV viewing is common for kids. Total screen time soaring to five and even seven hours daily is not untypical... More >>

Tags: Behavior, Internet-Media, Motherhood-Fatherhood, Parenting, Social Issues
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07/17/2018
Don't Do a Victory Dance When Your Kid Says You Were Right ...The need to save face is human and normal but all too frequently-and unnecessarily-activated in our kids by the ways in which we, as adults, try to guide, instruct, care for and counsel them without taking into account the emotions upon which we trod. Kids who have to be right all the time will defend the most ridiculous point simply because for them, being right is better than being smart... More >>

Tags: Attitude, Behavior, Motherhood-Fatherhood, Parenting
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07/09/2018
How We Heal Our Children's Broken Hearts ...In the beginning, he would rage, at times banging his head against a table. And then he would cry. He was full of anger and sadness. We knew we had to heal his pain, not only for him but also so that it would not be passed onto others... More >>

Tags: Attitude, Behavior, Mental Health, Motherhood-Fatherhood, Parenting, Stress, Values
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06/29/2018
Pull Your Family Together Keeping your family together need not be an impossible dream. Mealtime is an ideal time to begin a regular ritual of togetherness... More >>

Tags: Motherhood-Fatherhood, Parenting, Relationships, Values
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06/06/2018
The Real Keys to Success as a Woman and Mother ...When you are mothering a colicky baby and you are dealing with postpartum depression-your balance is about staying alive... More >>

Tags: Attitude, Behavior, Motherhood-Fatherhood, Parenting, Stress, Values
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05/23/2018
How Our Children Heal Us - When We Let Them ... While all relationships are mirrors for our inner discord, our unhealed wounds, none are more so than the relationships we have with our children. Our children are our greatest teachers. And they have the power to transform us into our most awakened selves. If we let them... More >>

Tags: Attitude, Behavior, Motherhood-Fatherhood, Parenting, Stress, Values
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05/17/2018
Tired of 'Walking on Eggshells' Around Your Moody, Oversensitive Teenager? ...We sell them short when we hand them exemptions from being good citizens-conscientious, responsible, capable of caring deeply-just because of a collective, and largely unexamined, conviction that they can't control themselves... More >>

Tags: Attitude, Behavior, Motherhood-Fatherhood, Parenting, Stress, Values
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05/02/2018
6 Tips for Raising Confident Daughters Raising a daughter who is confident, well-mannered and has a good self-image is not easy, especially in today's uncivil world. Growing up, I was not the most confident person, but I've come a long way since struggling with my own confidence growing up... More >>

Tags: Motherhood-Fatherhood, Parenting, Stress, Values, Woman Power
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04/24/2018
Is Your Child Being Bullied? 3 Ways Parents Can Step In Although bullying prevention efforts tend to focus on middle schools and high schools, bullying behavior begins at much younger ages... More >>

Tags: Character-Courage-Conscience, Mental Health, Motherhood-Fatherhood, Parenting, Stress, Values
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