Archive for November, 2012

Preparing Children for Disappointment at the Holidays

With pocketbooks stretched and wish lists that include items that are not acceptable to parents it helps to tell children before presents are opened that they will not be getting the much desired ______ this
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Arguing in Front of Children

Children can become overwhelmed and worried when their parents fight with each other in front of them. This is especially true if the disagreements are about how to handle a young one’s behavior. It is
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My Son’s Favorite Childhood Memory

I once asked one of my adult son’s to tell me his favorite memory from childhood. After thinking for a few minutes he said, “The time we were on a lake in Vermont. I was
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