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5 Ways to Foster Truth-telling In Your Home by Nicole Carpenter

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While scrambling eggs over the stove, I listened in on my son telling my daughter about the surprise left under his pillow.

At 7 1/2 years old, my son has waited for ages for wiggly teeth. The night before, he lost not one, but two of his bottom front teeth. 

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The Extraordinary Privilege of Having Someone You Love More Than Yourself By Richard and Linda Eyre

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What is the best thing in the world?  The very best thing?  What is the ultimate blessing, the greatest privilege on earth?

 Some would say wealth, some health, some fame, some would choose longevity. 

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8 Surefire Ways To Emotionally Mess Up Your Kid - By Julie de Azevedo Hanks, LCSW

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Do you worry about your child’s emotional and mental health? Worry no longer.

Here are eight suggestions that will nearly guarantee your child will suffer from poor mental health, strained family relationships, poor peer relationships, low self-esteem and chronic emotional problems throughout his or her life.

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Sneaky Little Ways to Empower Your Children - by Nicole Carpenter

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Yesterday I watched my tween daughter cry and couldn’t do anything about it.

When she was little, eliciting a smile or solving her problem was as simple as a tickle attack or an ice cream sundae. 

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5 Questions To Ask Before Rescuing Your Child From Consequences - By Julie De Azevedo Hanks, LCSW

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The only source of knowledge is experience. – Einstein

Being a “good parent” usually means being involved in your child’s life and “doing” things for your child, like volunteering in school, attending their sporting events, and teaching them values and skills. 

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Kids and Money – the Allowance Debate - By Merrilee Boyack

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Allowance or no allowance, that is the question!  Parents have been debating how to teach their children about handling money for centuries.  

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5 Great Reasons to Get Divorced - By Richard and Linda Eyre

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Here are the five best reasons to get a divorce:

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Adult Behaviors Judged by Young People - By Abbie Vianes

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Lorna Franke, in POWER Parenting, created a chart

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When and How to Talk To Your Kids About Sex - By Richard & Linda Eyre

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As we speak to groups of parents in various locations around the globe, it is interesting to us how good a job most parents have done on talking to their children about drugs and substance abuse, about violence, about smoking and drinking and safety issues; and how bad a job they have done on talking to their kids about sex.

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Help! Who Do I Talk To at My Child’s School? - By Barbara Smith

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Schools can seem very intimidating at first. It can be difficult to know who to talk to and who can answer your questions. The secretary at the school can answer lots of questions regarding when things are happening or how to communicate with the school. 

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