I feel I can finally exhale

(Original post: 8/14/13) Earlier this week I watched as my two boys got in the car (my older one driving)… [more]

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BENDO AT THE WINDOW (an Elf on the Shelf remix)

Have you ever wondered how Santa can know if you're getting better at self-control each year as you grow? … [more]

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If you live long enough…

One of my favorite sayings from my friend Faye is “If you live long enough...”  I can’t tell you… [more]

If you live long enough… If you live long enough...

Do your kids have to fight for power?

INTRO In my parenting classes we often have lively discussions when we start to consider the partnership… [more]

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What to do when your child says “no!”

I don't believe there is a parent on the planet who hasn't heard the word "no" coming from their child's… [more]

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Who’s Your Momma? Is it Dr. Spock?

It's 2 am in the morning and you've finally gotten the baby back to sleep after more than an hour of… [more]

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Social Emotional Learning Coming to Atlanta Schools

Guess what I've been up to this summer?  I've been in school....where I just finished the summer semester… [more]

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Amazing fireworks inside the house!

For some of us, fireworks don't just happen on the 4th of July.  You parents of young children know… [more]

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5 Things to Know About Chores and Allowance

Basically, there are two schools of thought when it comes to our children doing household chores and… [more]

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It’s about PRESENCE…not presents

At this time of year it's easy to get caught up in the busyness of the season and the frenzy of shopping… [more]

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