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How to Not Take Sides When Siblings Fight

  In our family, one of the realities we face is siblings who fight. I tend to want to stop my children’s rivalry in its tracks, but…

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How to Cultivate Healthy Screen Habits with Your Kids

Does World War III break out over screen time in your home? You are not alone. Cultivating healthy screen habits in kids (or adults) is…

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What To Do When Kids Interrupt Important Conference CallsWhy Work-At-Home parenting is HARD

Working at home can be challenging! And exasperating. In this difficult season where many parents are juggling kids and working from home, our “new normal”…

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Is Your Child Refusing to Do Schoolwork?Bring joy into your child’s schoolwork

Is your child refusing to do schoolwork? What can you do? Many parents are feeling the pressure of “crisis schooling,” and children are struggling to…

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How to Create a Simple Sensory Diet for Restless, Homebound KidsPractical ideas to improve the mood in your home

Are you “walking on eggshells” with restless, homebound kids? Do your kids have a case of “Grumpy Child Syndrome”? Your family may need an extra…

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“Focusing on connection first has changed the dynamics of our home.”A "Where Are They Now?" Story

As part of our year-end “Where Are They Now?” fundraising campaign, we are checking in with families who have been utilizing the Connected Families Framework…

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Motivate. Model. Practice. Praise.Proactively grow skills without demands and threats

“Uhhh! If I’ve told you once, I’ve told you a thousand times, that is NOT OK!! Why do you keep….” (hitting your sibling/sassing me/making a…

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Your child is “playing doctor” with a friendKids’ curiosity and teaching children healthy boundaries

The Connected Families Framework is an effective tool for parents to utilize in a variety of challenging scenarios, including teaching children healthy boundaries. It provides…

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When Out-of-Control Kids Can’t Hear Your Gentle VoiceGetting Kids Attention in the Mayhem

Whether it’s angry sibling conflict or just wild and silly craziness, it’s hard to know how to engage kids’ mayhem without using a fast, large,…

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My Kids Fight All the Time!"What Should I Do When...?" podcast series

It’s summer and the kids are home from school. Is the constant fighting and bickering more than you can take?  This week we welcome Lynne…

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