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Peace cannot be kept by force; it can only be achieved by understanding.

~ Albert Einstein


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How to comfort an upset child – Dr. Dan Siegel

How to comfort an upset child – Dr. Dan Siegel

As I sat down to write to you, I got a text message from a mom. “I am struggling with my daughter’s temper and even more, my own temper.” Recently we sat down with Dr. Daniel Siegel. We asked him... How do we help kids tune in to what they feel and RECOVER from their...

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Simple Solution for Parent Anxiety – Cognitive Reframing

Simple Solution for Parent Anxiety – Cognitive Reframing

I’m writing this in the middle of the night. I woke up because I was worried. I'm going to go back to bed soon but before I do I wanted to share with you the technique I used to take care of my anxiety. It’s called Cognitive Reframing. It’s the same thing that I’ve...

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Conversation Starters for Parents of Teens and Tweens

Conversation Starters for Parents of Teens and Tweens

Have you ever been hanging out with your child and you WANT to have a deeper conversation, but you don’t quite know what to ask? Or have family conversations gotten routine? Too surface-level? Or too much about logistics, like who is going where and when? Here’s a...

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How to set limits with a tween or teen – Kim John Payne

How to set limits with a tween or teen – Kim John Payne

Teens and tweens are really good at pushing boundaries. How do you set a limit with your older child or teen without creating a rupture in your relationship? How do you know when to hold your ground? Or when to be swayed by your teen? These are the questions we asked...

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