Parenting 101
 
 
 
Parenting 101
 
Gratitude = Happiness
Gratitude = Happiness
Gratitude = Happiness

Teaching Gratitude Is More Than Just Good Manners

If you’re like me, you remember having to sit down after every birthday and Christmas to write thank you letters to the friends and relatives who sent you gifts. That’s just good manners, your parents explained. But...
 
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Silent Parent Support Network
Silent Parent Support Network
Silent Parent Support Network

The Silent Parent Support Network

My lovely wife forwarded me a link to an article she read last night. The message was blank other than that; no additional commentary needed. She knew I would “get it” as soon as I clicked on it. The column was by M...
 
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Parent Aren't a Child's Best Friend
Parent Aren't a Child's Best Friend
Parent Aren't a Child's Best Friend

You Are Not Your Child’s Friend

In doing research for this article, I ran across a wide variety of opinions on the subject: Should you be your child’s friend? Some thought it ridiculous that you would try to be, and others thought it was ridiculous that...

 
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Parenting Principles Remain the Same
Parenting Principles Remain the Same
Parenting Principles Remain the Same

Every Child Is Different, But Parenting Principles Remain the Same

From time to time, we’ll be offering suggestions on how to better parent your child. To some you’ll say, “We already do that.” To others you’ll say, “We’d never do that with our kids.&#...