Are you Afraid of your Kids?

by LisaBunnage on June 13, 2017

  Do you have a toddler you give candy to when out for fear of a public tantrum? Do you bribe your 8 and 10 year olds with special privileges if they’re good at the restaurant? Do you have a teenager who does absolutely nothing around the house as you just can’t handle another confrontation? […]

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Do you follow through with your threats when disciplining?  If you don’t follow through 100% of the time, I can guarantee your kids don’t respect you.  They may already be in control, or plotting get there. Kids only do what works and if pushing you works even sometimes, they’re going to push all the time.  They’re […]

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When does Teasing become Too Much?

I feel sort of hypocritical writing this as am such a horrible tease: diving out of closets grabbing ankles from under the bed telling my kids if they didn’t make me laugh I’d adopt them out telling my daughter in front of my son that she was my favourite telling my son in front of […]

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Help! My Child is the School Bully! What do I do?

It’s a horrifying realization to find out your child is a bully, but it doesn’t have to stay that way. I’ve worked with a lot of bullies and they’re usually in pain in some way.  Although, I went to elementary school with a little girl who was so sweetsie around adults but would threaten to […]

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Is it Right that Schools are being Forced to Parent?

If you know me at all, you’ll know how much this drives me nuts!!!  What the heck is wrong with society that schools are being forced to do more and more of the parenting.  Children should be sent to school with manners PERIOD!!!  Yes, a small percentage of children have diagnosed mental conditions making it […]

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