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Digging a Little Deeper than “Misbehavior”

So — there’s this dirty little parenting myth that started decades ago and that lingers still in the rarely mentioned corners of the current social parenting contract corrupting the ears of those who listen, and driving opposition into the hearts of families everywhere. … Continue reading

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Rehab for Praise-aholics *

Originally posted on "A Beautiful Place of the World":
So let’s say you’re “open” to the idea of not using any punishment or praise with your child(ren)… My guess is, with any sincerity, you will find it easier than…

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Who’s Afraid of the Big Bad Elf?

OK, he isn’t that big, but you have to admit, it has a better ring to it than, “Who’s afraid of the miniature, motionless Elf,”. Nevertheless, the relatively new advent of Santa culture known as the “Elf on the Shelf” is, … Continue reading

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