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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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That Annoying ‘Taken for Granted’ Feeling

November 27, 2012

For those of you in the U.S., I hope your Thanksgiving was joyous and that you shared many warm, precious moments with your family. For me, it felt even more wonderful that usual. Here is what I’ve discovered. For me, a joyous Thanksgiving means… Feeling lovingly connected and relaxed with my family Preparing, enjoying, and […]

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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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Being a Great Parent May Not Mean What You Think

October 19, 2012

Today I offer you a new perspective on being a parent, one which you might not have really considered before. Yet it is hugely important in bringing out the best in your child and to make parenting more fun and fulfilling. The beauty of Number 7 of my Top Ten Parenting Tips is that it […]

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Get Out of the House…and Play!

October 8, 2012

Doug and I recently returned from visiting my brother and his wife in Estes Park, Colorado, near Rocky Mountain National Park. To add to the excitement, we took our 5-year-old grandson Sebastian. This is Sebastian’s first airplane flight since he was an infant, and I don’t know which of us is more excited – him […]

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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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