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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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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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Be Authentically Yourself with your Child

August 21, 2012

We just returned late yesterday afternoon from 3 glorious days of wilderness camping in the Sierra Mountains with our family – son Orion, daughter-in-law Nichola, wonderful grandchildren Sebastian and Madison. I loved our time together exploring, hiking, laughing, sharing, cooking, sitting around the campfire and viewing the luminous stars overhead. Clever Orion quote: “The campfire […]

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August 16, 2012

I’m having so much fun giving my books away! I love giving parents the insights and tools I discovered that have made such a powerful, positive impact in my life, in my son’s life, my grandchildren’s lives, my clients’ lives, the lives of the young people I taught. As part of my book giveaway, which […]

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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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