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Discipline That Works: Understanding Temperament

Discipline That Works: Understanding Temperament

How would you describe yourself?   How about your temperament? Are you an introvert, extrovert, or ambivert?   What about your partner and your children?  Are they usually high-energy or more mellow?   Our temperament and preferences play a critical role in how we relate to and parent our children.   Pick a child, any child, […]

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Letting Them Grow: Raising Kids In A Scary World

Letting Them Grow: Raising Kids In a Scary World

Being a parent comes with an entire list of responsibilities, recommendations, do’s and don’ts…the advice from others goes on for days. I’ve personally been a mother for ten years now. Never once did anyone give me advice for the challenges that society deals with on a daily basis. I never imagined my kids would grow […]

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Discipline that Works: Connection Before Correction

Discipline That Works: Connection BEFORE Correction

Let’s Talk discipline. Please, contain your excitement. I work with a program that offers free parenting workshops to families with young children. It’s seriously my favorite thing to come alongside them in their parenting journey. Without fail, one issue always rears it’s ugly head first; discipline. We all want our kids to act like they […]

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Feeling Overwhelmed? You are not alone.

Feeling Overwhelmed? You Are Not Alone.

I am OVERWHELMED. I don’t know if I am coming or going half of the time. Complete sentences seem to have difficulty forming in my mouth. I seem to stop midway through a sentence frequently and just completely forgetting what I am talking about all together. I will tell one of my kids something, then […]

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10 Steps to Turn Around a Bad Day as a Mom

10 Steps to Turn Around a Bad Day as a Mom

When I was a first-time mom, hard days caught me by surprise.  Here I was, raising these amazing little people, and I thought life as a mom should look like a commercial – sunshine, laughter, and fun – all with the fresh smell of laundry detergent throughout my house. But as moms, we all know […]

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