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How to Stop Mom Shaming

How to Stop Mom Shaming

Even before the pandemic, 90% of American moms and 85% of dads felt judged (New York Times). Is this true of just American parents? I don’t think so because we talk with parents all over the world. I taught a parenting class in the Philippines and one of the most...

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The importance of emotional intelligence

The importance of emotional intelligence

For a lot of us right now, our children’s school experience is different than normal. I’m sad about some of the things that our kids are missing out on, but I’m optimistic that this generation of kids will be okay… even if they’ve had less academic learning than in...

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Post-Traumatic Growth for Kids and Parents

Post-Traumatic Growth for Kids and Parents

Parents are going through a lot these days. If you’re like me right now, the highs are high and the lows are low. And every day still feels a bit roller coaster-ish. One of the things that I’m really hopeful about is the research on post-traumatic GROWTH. Recently we...

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How to keep kids safe online

How to keep kids safe online

How are you doing? A lot of us parents are still sheltering-in-place and schooling our kids at home, right now. If you’re in that boat with us, I’m sending you a big virtual hug. If you are a first responder or work in the medical field, I’m sending you a double hug....

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Working while Homeschooling: 7 Tips that Actually Help

Working while Homeschooling: 7 Tips that Actually Help

Many parents are juggling working from home while homeschooling their kids. We started working from home 16 years ago (when we first became parents). During that time we’ve also homeschooled our kids. Even though COVID-19 has changed a lot of things, most of what we...

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