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Kimberly Giles visits KUTV's Fresh Living

Don't miss Kimberly Giles at the 2017 Uplift Families Parenting Conference!
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Disagreeing Appropriately by Nicholeen Peck

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One of my followers once asked me this question: "My kids LOVE being able to disagree appropriately, but I don't want them to do it EVERY SINGLE TIME!  They are smart and have good reasons for wanting to do things a different way, and sometimes I am very happy to let them change our direction.  But I don't like taking the time, quite frankly, to listen to their opinion every single time I ask them to do something they don't want to do.  Suggestions?"

Don't miss Nicholeen Peck at the 2017 Uplift Families Parenting Conference!
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Nicholeen Peck visits KUTV's Fresh Living

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Helping an Anxious Child by Kim Giles

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We all worry about our children, but children with anxiety are a huge concern, and parents often feel helpless to help them. You should, of course, visit with your child’s doctor to rule out any medical conditions, but here are a few things you can try before resorting to medication. It is always worth trying to change your child’s fear-based thinking first.

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Dan Clark visits KUTV's Fresh Living

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Tips for Reading Success by Sarah Farr

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It’s well documented that there is a correlation between language impairment and reading delay. One study showed that 52% of children with language impairment also demonstrate reading delay (Tomblin, Zhang and Buckwalter; Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry). This means if your child is having difficulty decoding language orally there is a good chance he or she will have difficulty decoding written language.

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How Parents Sabotage Their Children Socially by Nicholeen Peck

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Generally, most parents want their children to have good social skills. They want them to be well liked and to be kind, respectful communicators. Unfortunately, some of these very well-meaning parents might actually be destroying the child's ability to become this kind, respectful and socially mature person, and they don't even know they are doing it.

Can parents ever be too helpful? Yes.

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My Special Daughter by Ardice K. Lorscheider

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We have all met special people in our lives that have changed our hearts for the better. I have a special daughter, Emi Rose that has done that for me and countless others. She is special not because of her special needs but because of what she has taught.  Emi is true to herself, never gives up, and loves others. She leads by example every day.

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Anxiety and Depression by Dr. Gregory A. Hudnall

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Saying the phrase “I’m going to go visit a therapist” is not the first sentence we are used to hearing when we meet someone. In fact, someone who is seeing a therapist may not even tell another person at all throughout the course of the relationship. However, our culture of silencing mental health issues must change in order to solve the crisis that many adolescents face every day: anxiety and depression.

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How to Deal with Mean Girls and Other Rude People by Nicole Carpenter

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With a smile, I opened the front door to greet my two oldest children home from elementary school. Right away I noticed my fourth-grader’s slumped shoulders. I noticed how she dragged her feet as she climbed the front steps. I knew it had not been a good day for her at school.

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