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Five Ways to Help Misbehaving Kids

Bad behavior is often a sign that children are stressed—and punishment isn’t the best solution. This assumption about the importance of self-control has profoundly shaped how we think about behavior, including that of our children. If only they had willpower and good character, they would be able to behave well …

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DIY Bath Bomb Recipe

Looking for a great DIY craft to make? This DIY Bath Bomb Recipe is fun to make and you’ll have weeks worth of amazing baths! Fill with your favorite essential oils and melt your stress away! Of course, I recommend doTerra essential oils. They are so awesome! I signed up …

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10 Things You Should Never Say to Your Kids

  You probably wouldn’t use old-school phrases like “Wait until your father gets home” or “I wish you were more like your sister” with your kids. But there are lots of less obvious ones that you should avoid, for their sake and yours. 1. “Great Job.” Research has shown that …

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Mom Guilt

  I don’t think there is a parent alive who doesn’t experience guilt almost daily. From the time I became pregnant, I felt it. Guilt about what I ate or didn’t eat. Guilt about the fact that I was completely terrified. Guilt about the fact that sometimes I wanted to …

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7 Reasons to Eat Family Dinner Together

  Over the last 20 years, dozens of studies have confirmed what parents have known intuitively for a long time: Sitting down for a nightly dinner is good for the spirit, the brain and the body. The icing on the cake is that kids who eat regular family dinners grow …

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A Family That Plays Together, Stays Fit Together

  Everyone knows the importance of exercise and instilling the habit into our kidsit can increase life expectancy, lower health risks, help control weight and improve work and school performance. As a parent, it’s important to make exercise feel like play and get the whole family involved. So dig out …

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