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Raise an Independent Kid

It may be hard to hear, but there are times when your child is better off without you. By Michael Thomspon, Ph.D. from Parents Magazine For the last decade, I've…

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Keyboards are overrated.

Cursive is back and it’s making us smarter The proliferation of devices in daily life has led to an international handwriting crisis. Teachers, parents, and politicians around the world are…

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Listen Up! How to Get Kids to Listen to You

By Jeannette Moninger from Parents Magazine Stop repeating yourself. Your child will be all ears once you start following these clever, attention-getting tips from the pros. Ever notice how your…

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5 Empowering Ways to Get Your Kids to Listen

By Vicki Glembocki Having a hard time getting your children to follow directions? Me too. So my friends and I decided to try our own group therapy. Don't laugh --…

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Palm harbor Schools 7 Discipline Mistakes All Moms Make

By Katy Rank Lev from Parents Magazine When it comes to dealing with bad behavior, everyone screws up. We'll help you do it right. I haven't been to the post…

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7 Crippling Parenting Behaviors That Keep Children From Growing Into Leaders

While I spend my professional time now as a career success coach, writer, and leadership trainer, I was a marriage and family therapist in my past, and worked for several…

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9 Parenting Steps That Foster Growth, Confidence And Leadership In Kids

Part of the new series “Parenting for Success” In January, I published a parenting post featuring Dr. Tim Elmore’s great insights on the 7 crippling parenting behaviors that keep children…

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6 Ways to Make Consequences More Effective

Address Behavior Problems Effectively and Efficiently By Amy Morin | Discipline Expert | Updated December 15, 2014. [caption id="attachment_1701" align="alignright" width="300"] Angela Sorrentino/Vetta/Getty Images[/caption] It’s quite often that parents enter…

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4 Ways Helicopter Parents Can Harm Their Kids’ Chances At Success

By Rachel Grumman Bender | This story originally appeared on LearnVest. From the moment you hold that tiny baby, there’s an overriding instinct to protect your child at all costs…

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9 Tips To Get Kids To Listen

Demanding, nagging and yelling will not get your kids to listen. In fact, if your child seems to listen “only when you yell,” chances are that they are obeying out…

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