Category Archives: Parenting 6-12

How to Reduce Conflict at Family Holiday Gatherings

The chain linking family and fighting can be broken. Recognise the warning signs and stop fights before they explode. Continue reading

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7 Keys to Disciplining Your Anxious Child

Living with a child with anxiety can put an entire family on edge. It is not uncommon for parents to worry about their own parenting skills as they work on raising their child through emotional turmoil. Self-doubt, self-blame, and confusion can blur our effectiveness as moms and dads. We want to help and not hurt. But, there are keys, uncomplicated strategies, that can transform you into a confident parent.
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What’s Reasonable to Expect from Your Child’s Social Skills? – Info and Tips.

Selman (1981) proposed an idea of how children’s skills and perspectives on friendships develop over time. Outlined here as well are suggestions for how you, as a parent, can use this to guide and support your child’s social skills and … Continue reading

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The Co-Parents’ Guide to Holiday Gift Giving- Tips to Reduce Conflict and Stress.

Holiday gift giving is about love. Discover how to not let your co-parent turn it to grief. Continue reading

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The Legacy of a Father’s Love and Influence

Inspiring Story of the Difference Dad Made Dad’s make a difference. This Father’s Day I hope to inspire fathers to continue to love, support and give to their children. Children learn discipline and courage, have fun, gain security, and a … Continue reading

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