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

~ Albert Einstein


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Alternatives to Asking “How Was School Today?”

Alternatives to Asking “How Was School Today?”

Are you frustrated when you ask your child “How was school?” and all you get is “Fine…”? After spending time apart, you want to reconnect with your kids. If your child goes to school, you’re curious about what they did during the day, their grades, the teacher, or...

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The Secret to Improving as a Parent

The Secret to Improving as a Parent

Dr. Dan Siegel summarized the results of many studies saying that “The strongest predictor of a child’s wellbeing is a parent’s self-understanding.” But what does it actually mean to have self-understanding? And how is self-understanding going to help my kids handle...

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The Best Peaceful Parenting “One-Liners”

The Best Peaceful Parenting “One-Liners”

I knew early on with our kids, that I didn’t want to rely on punishments and rewards. But this created a problem in my parenting. Knowing what you DON’T want to do is NOT the same as knowing what TO do. I still had to learn–or relearn–how to remove the threats and...

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Good Parenting During Stressful Holidays – Dayna Abraham

Good Parenting During Stressful Holidays – Dayna Abraham

I was talking to another mom this morning. She was stressed. Her work hours doubled in the past month. She’s juggling work and also homeschooling both her young children. Her oldest child is transgender and is transitioning to different pronouns, way of dressing and...

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Parenting without perfectionism – Mercedes Samudio

Parenting without perfectionism – Mercedes Samudio

Recently we talked with Mercedes Samudio, an LCSW, parent coach, speaker, and bestselling author who started the #EndParentShaming movement and coined the term Shame-Proof Parenting. We talked about parenting without shame and how to create a family vision with our...

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