The Value of Correction

• • • • • Parenting Tip September 11, 2014 The Value of Correction Correcting children can be exasperating. Part of the problem is that children don’t usually value correction. Instead they become defensive, offer excuses, blame others, or even blame themselves. These manipulative techniques cause children to miss the benefits of correction. Of course,

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The Good Side of Anger

• • • • • Parenting Tip September 5, 2014 The Good Side of Anger We’ve worked with many families, helping them deal with anger, both in children and adults. One of the first truths that we try to communicate is that anger is good for identifying problems but not good for solving them. Unfortunately,

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A Practical Way to Teach Responsibility

• • • • • Parenting Tip August 15, 2014 A Practical Way to Teach Responsibility Some children have a hard time doing anything without getting distracted. One mom, Heather, said, “When I tell my five-year-old son, James, to go get his shoes on because we’ve got to leave, he doesn’t come back. When I

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A Practical Way to Teach Values

• • • • • Parenting Tip August 8, 2014 A Practical Way to Teach Values Here’s a practical and effective way to teach values in your family-explain the reasons behind your rules. When you think of rules, you may just think of a list of do’s and don’ts that you are trying to impress

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