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Limit Setting with Children, Part 2

Last week I shared my favorite limit setting technique: Acknowledge the feeling Communicate the Limit Target an alternative I believe it is an excellent beginning to setting appropriate limits with kids of all ages.  Over the last couple of decades … Continue reading

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Limit Setting with Children

We’ve all been there. We’re shopping in the grocery store or roaming the aisles of Target and we hear it.  Child whining, or maybe having a full blown tantrum.  The parent, usually mom, is trying to calm him so she … Continue reading

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Where have all the parents gone?

Occasionally I get on a soapbox. Most often it is about one of two topics, either fathers that have jumped ship all together or parents who allow their kids to run the family. The latter is on my mind today, … Continue reading

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