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Do You Undermine Your Discipline?

by on Aug.21, 2017, under Adolescents, Behavior, Communication, Elementary School Children, Expectations, Parenting

For forever Lisa has been cutting my hair every 4 weeks. I have watched her two kids grow up, hearing her many tales and dishing out my advice. My hair looks great, and Lisa is a terrific parent. The proof is in the pudding. Today I got my... Read more...
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If Not Spanking, Then What?

by on Jul.03, 2012, under Behavior, Brat-Proofing, Child development, Discipline, Learning, Parent modeling, Parenting, Toddlers

Seems like almost every parent today knows that spanking is verboten. Everyone except that parent who says, “My father spanked me, and I turned out fine.” To him I want to say, You don’t remember how you felt while you were being spanked—the terror, the helplessness, the... Read more...

The “Right” Age for Video Games

by on Mar.26, 2010, under Adolescents, Attachment, Behavior, Parenting, Peers, Transitions

With your first born child, it’s pretty easy to control his diet of everything—sugar, television, war toys, choice of friends—for the first few years anyway. But then he hits school age, somewhere after five years old, kindergarten age, and the once controlling parent begins to question some... Read more...