Don’t scream! Children can’t hear you when you yell

By Sandy McDaniel In my private Parent Coaching sessions of late, almost every parent has expressed their concern about screaming at their children too much. A parent screams at a child out of frustration and fear. The frustration idea is obvious; the fear concept is less obvious. Afraid that the child has more power in…

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Wednesday’s Child

Curtis loves football, baseball and math The following information is provided by Wednesday’s Child, an organization that helps Idaho foster children find permanent homes. Twelve-year-old Curtis is an active boy who will do well with a Forever Family who loves adventures. He is a big Los Angeles Rams football fan and dreams of one day…

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Simple tips: How to teach gratefulness to your child.

By Cara Johnson-Bader Research tells us that practicing gratitude has a powerful impact on a child’s brain and is linked to improved sleep, lower anxiety, improved relationships, empathy, and greater happiness. And naturally, parents want to teach that important skill to their children, so here are a few simple ways, you can teach gratitude at…

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