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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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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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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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