From the category archives:

Education

How to Talk with Your Child about Tragedy and Traumatic Events

December 21, 2012

What an emotionally complex time this is! The joy and numerous activities of the holidays. The tragic mass shooting and suicide in Connecticut. How to feel emotionally? Is it okay to feel love and joy when other parents are struggling with the grief of losing their child? This is not something you can sort out […]

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3 Important Ways Teaching Manners Can Limit Your Child

November 17, 2012

I had my 2-year-old granddaughter Madison yesterday morning, and she must have said “Thank you” to me at least 5 times in the short time I had her. In fact, “Thank you” were some of her very first words, and it always delights me to hear her say it. Especially since no one has ever […]

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What is Your Appreciation Quotient?

November 8, 2012

I spent much of yesterday developing the content for my soon-to-be-released video series “How to Foster Heart-Felt Appreciation, Politeness, and Kindness in Your Child.” I am SO EXCITED to be sharing this information with you! I can hardly contain myself! I’ve been wanting to share this easy, effective approach with your for quite a while. […]

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Are You Missing Out on Heart-Felt Appreciation from Your Child?

November 2, 2012

Almost every parent I talk with in depth admits they don’t feel appreciated by their child. Parents of young children don’t expect appreciation, believing their youngster is incapable of such awareness. Parents of teens hate the lack of appreciation they receive for all they’ve done and are continuing to do for their adolescent, yet it […]

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This is Not Cute!

September 14, 2012

~ Personal note from Connie I hope you and your family are doing wonderfully! On Monday Doug and I trailered our horses to Sam McDonald County Park, my favorite place to ride. It was a warm, sunny day, perfect for a ride. One of our favorite trails goes down the ridge through lush vegetation, a […]

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Tip #5 ~ The Importance of Being Adventurous with Your Child

August 13, 2012

Today is the first day of my book giveaway and I have a new video for you. You can read about both below. “Joyous Child Joyous Parent” Book Giveaway From now until midnight, Friday, August 24, I am giving all of my printed books away for F.REE. And you are welcome to get additional copies […]

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