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How To Respond, Not React, To My Kids

How To Respond, Not React, To My Kids

Parenting is difficult and challenging. There are times when I lose my cool and feel awful afterwards. How do I respond to my child’s feelings without reacting to them? How can I respond not react? Great question! Staying calm seems like the right thing to do, but how...

How To Get Your Child To Talk To You

How To Get Your Child To Talk To You

Do you struggle with getting your kids to talk to you? It seems like when they are young, like toddler age, they ask questions and talk all day long. So what happens when they get to upper elementary, middle and high school age? They don’t say a word and possibly hide...

How Kids Contribute to Family Life

How Kids Contribute to Family Life

Do your kids contribute to your family life? I’m not talking about doing chores. I’m talking about how your kids actually make a contribution to your family life. Do you have a child who loves to tell jokes? Are they always making the family laugh? That’s contributing...

Help! My Teen Needs Friends

Help! My Teen Needs Friends

Does it seem like your teen is at home…a lot?  They may even be up in that dark cave, called a bedroom, multiple hours a day, only sneaking down to grab some food every so often.  You wonder, shouldn’t they be out with friends?  Is there something...

3 Fun Ways To Improve Family Bonding

3 Fun Ways To Improve Family Bonding

Do you have a close knit family? Would you like your kids to be close to each other, and to you, throughout their lives? Family bonding activities create the environment for a close knit family. These 3 fun ways to improve family bonding are just right for you. So...

Easy Tips To Balance Screen Time

Easy Tips To Balance Screen Time

Do you struggle knowing how much time to allow your kids on screens?  You hear the research that kids are supposed to be outside playing and to stay away from devices.  Yet, how do you balance both screen time and outdoor time?   I have totally...