Monthly Archives: September 2010

Try Kindness and Firmness at the Same Time

Being kind and firm at the same time helps keep peace at home and teaches our children the skills they need to be kind with others while still respecting themselves. Continue reading

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The Rhythm of Routines

Simple steps for setting up a routine to make your family’s morning or evening run more smoothly Continue reading

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Children….From Challenge to Gift

Contributed by Melanie Miller, M.Ed. What are the current challenges or problems that you’re now facing with your children?  Make a list of them.  Does your list include whining, attitude, homework hassles, morning routine struggles, sibling conflicts?  Relax, you’re just … Continue reading

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What really happened in school today?

Want to learn about what really happened in school? Ways to invite a more-than-one-syllabus response. Continue reading

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