Kids Won’t Listen?

Below, is another great article I found that might help parents keep their sanity while disciplining. KIDS WON’T LISTEN?  TRY THIS If you’re a parent living with small children, you may often feel like you’re invisible to your kids. After spending a day cajoling, reasoning, threatening and even screaming in an attempt to get your kids to behave, you may feel as if they never listen to you, much less respond. But all that talking is precisely the problem. If you feel like you’re invisible, you’re probably way too audible. When it comes to discipline, silence often speaks louder than words.
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Four Steps to Help Parents Reduce Holiday Stress

Below, is a great article I found on handling the holidays with a house full of excited kids. Simple, straightforward parenting advice and helpful tips from Dr. Phelan’s award-winning, best-selling 1-2-3 Magic Parenting Program. The holidays are coming up, and although many parents look forward to having their children home from school, they also find that after a few days it isn’t so easy having the kids underfoot all the time. The youngsters are all excited about Christmas, they start fighting more often, and when they’re not doing that they complain to their parents that they’re bored. The Christmas holidays
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Summer is Coming to a Close. What Now?

Hopefully you have had a great summer and you are now headed back into the routines of your regular life. For many families this includes kids going back to school. As a kid I remember being so excited for summer break to start and then not more than about two weeks into the break, I found I was bored out of my mind. Come August, I found myself counting down the days until I went back to school. For many kids going back to school in the fall is a time of excitement: summer boredom is over, they get to see
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