Archive for February, 2011

Tantrums of an 8 year old

Dear Sharon, My 8-year-old son is becoming tiresome. He went from a really nice little boy who was mostly manageable and agreeable to someone who “pitches fits” far too often. Any advice for a weary
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Picking Your Battles – Two Stories

Both stories are about families who were repeating a fight without much resolution. They decided to let the cause of friction go for a while to reduce overall tension and focus on different ways to
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Adolescents Need Their Parents

Peer, hormonal, and academic pressures invariably increase during adolescence. I believe that teens and tweens benefit greatly from time, attention and perspective from parents and other adults. If children only get advice and love from
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