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Planning a vacation this year? Read this first.How to be intentional as you plan a trip.

Your kids are watching you. Constantly. All the subtle messages from the way you live life are being absorbed by their active little minds, even...

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Turn a Big Meltdown into a Big Win!

I’ve heard a lot of encouraging stories from parents during coaching sessions, but even I was shocked at this one.

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Affirmation: The Struggle to Stay Positive

  “Stay positive.” It’s almost a cliche at this point. But the parenting truth behind this oft-spoken statement is that kids need constructive affirmation and...

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Building Positive Skills to End Those Meltdowns

In our coaching session Krista and Ted were frustrated that they had let their tired daughter, Carlie, go back up the ski hill just one...

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So you’re raising a feisty spitfire? Cool!

  Julia was a spitfire. When she was a tyke, she was ready to take the world by storm. All who knew her mom, Maggie,...

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Helping Kids Deal with Trauma

Broken bones, scary surgeries, or moving to a new school — all these things can be traumatic experiences for kids to handle. How can parents...

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The Diamond in the Rough of BullyingHow to Address Bullying: Part 1

You learn that your child has been bullied at school. Your blood pressure skyrockets. You want justice NOW! “THIS IS NOT OK! I’M CALLING THE...

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Michael Phelps’ Secret… and What It Tells Us About Parenting

Michael Phelps is now the most decorated Olympian in history. Winning 19 Olympic medals has made him — according to many — “the greatest Olympian ever”....

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Raising Overcomers

Lying in the tent, during another in our long line of horrible weather Boundary Waters canoe trips, I was angry. We had intentionally picked the...

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