I read an article about parents who were suing the school over their traumatized 7 year old.  She was the only one of her friends with a packed lunch from home, the rest had money for cafeteria food.  She threw a fit because the cafeteria wouldn’t give her a free lunch.  The parents accused the […]

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If you’re having trouble getting your kids to clean up their room, get ready for school or brush their teeth, then this is for you.   When I was raising my kids people would often say how lucky I was to have such easy kids.  They don’t just pop out of the womb that way. […]

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Toss Out Time Out || Parenting Advice

If you are currently using timeouts and they’re working for you, then keep going.  Don’t fix what’s not broken.  But if you’re using them and they’re not working then keep reading. I’ve never used timeouts nor have I ever taught them.  I see them as a form of avoidance, “You go sit over there as […]

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How to Bully Proof your Kids

School’s coming soon so time to start teaching your kids how to handle bullies, just in case. The best defense against bullies is confidence and high self-esteem.  But when I was mentoring kids I didn’t always have a lot of time to build up their confidence, etc. so I had to come up with another way […]

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If your child is a Rotten Brat, it’s all your Fault

Bad News:   If your child is a Rotten Brat, it’s all your Fault Good News:   If your Child is a Rotten Brat, it’s all your Fault How your children act is a direct result of your parenting. That’s great news as it means that if they are rotten brats today you have the power to […]

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