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Parenting Skills for a More Peaceful Home

Jul 31, 2011 | By Harvey Craft
All children have attitude problems and all disagree with parents occasionally. The good news is that parents can do much to reduce conflict and bring peace to the home. There comes a time in personality development that people are pretty much who they are going to be and changing becomes ...
All good parents protect their children from harm. Some parents overestimate the dangers in a normal world and deprive children of coping skills and fun. The perceived threats of overprotective parents are often emotional, academic, or social. To differentiate between what is right and what is wrong when it comes ...
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Be Cautious About Giving Too Much

Jul 17, 2011 | By Harvey Craft
Children always want more than they need. Above all, kids need parents who love them. But parents can do more harm than good by expressing their love with gifts leading kids to confuse gifts with love. The joy of giving gifts to children has two positive aspects: children feel good ...