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Loving the Child of Your Reality

We all have dreams for ourselves and our children. When we run into difficulties with our kids, those dreams feel threatened. It is easy to...

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Sometimes I Cry About My Parenting Mistakes

There are some mornings when I wake up with a knot in my stomach and questions on my mind. Maybe you’ve been there too. (Or...

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Family Gatherings

Large family holiday gatherings can be tough for lots of reasons. Over-stimulated, over-sugared,  over-excited and under-slept kids are simply going to struggle. But there may...

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How I Helped My Baby Sleep Without a Sleep Method

Did you find this blog because you Googled, “How do I get my baby to sleep through the night?” Well then, my friend, soak in...

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Back to School

No matter the type of school – preschool, public, private, home-school, or alternative school – the transition from summer activities to educational studies generally has...

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How to Peel Your Kids off the Screen

It’s halfway through the summer, and you’re finding yourself in power struggles over screen time with your kids. “Why can’t they simply obey me and...

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Practical Help for Families Struggling with Separation Anxiety

“Nooooo, Mommy, Noooooo! Don’t GO!” screams the little fighting octopus fastened to your legs. It can be heart wrenching and embarrassing to pry your child...

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Helping Your Highly Sensitive Child

There are challenging kids, and there are “over-the-top” challenging kids. Research suggests that around 15% of all children are considered highly sensitive. What does this...

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How to Get Kids to Care about School & Grades

  Over the years, Lynne and I have worked with many families who struggle with the same issues. Time and again, we see how a...

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Prep Your Kids for a Responsible School Year

  Getting an education is a tremendous privilege. Most parents recognize that future opportunities are built on many layers of learning that happen during the...

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