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So You Killed Your Cat. Now What?

“Do you think we should tell the kids what really happened? What they don’t know won’t hurt them, right?” Recently we received these questions when a parent accidentally ran over the sleeping, aging old family cat. What would you say…

How to Help Kids Follow Family Rules

How to Help Kids Follow Family Rules

When it comes to family rules, a common mistake parents make is not clearly defining the rules! What is acceptable and what is not in a family can be a moving target depending on the whims of a parent’s mood,…

Parenting Goals You Can Meet

Parenting Goals You Can Meet

“Why do you look at the speck of sawdust in your brother’s or child’s eye and pay no attention to the plank in your own eye?   Matthew 7:3 (italic portion inserted by CF)” When parents tell Lynne or me about their discipline struggles with their kids…