Helping a Child Who Struggles with Poor Behavior
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Helping a Child Who Struggles with Poor Behavior

There you are in the grocery store, trying to shop peacefully, when your child erupts in fit of screams and launches into a world-class meltdown. Trying to soothe the savage beast is never easy and you resort to bribery in a last-ditch effort to calm his tiny spirit. Rejecting your peace-offering, his tantrum continues, and…

How to Connect with Your Teens (Even if They Don’t Want to Connect with You)
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How to Connect with Your Teens (Even if They Don’t Want to Connect with You)

“How was school today” “Fine.” “Do you have any homework?” Grunt. “Is something wrong?” “Nope. I’m going to my room.” If you have a teenager, you may have had this conversation. Multiple times. Sometimes it can be hard, but learning how to connect with your teen doesn’t have to be a battle. They are beginning…

3 Reasons to Respond to Your Child’s Heart Before Their Actions
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3 Reasons to Respond to Your Child’s Heart Before Their Actions

“Mom, just let me explain.” “I don’t want to hear your excuses right now.” “But Mom, please, just listen for a second.” You admit it — you made a mistake, you messed up, and you feel terrible. You simply want 2 minutes to let them know that your heart was in the right place, even if…