Helping or Hurting? Where Parenting Strategies Go Wrong

If you listen closely, you can almost hear the collective sigh of relief from parents as the end of the school year approaches. While the prospect of a summer break from school will be a welcomed change for some families, others may feel they’re trading missing assignments and getting-out-of-bed complaints for fighting over electronics, messy […]

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Un-Committing: Why Saying ‘No’ Is Critical To Achieving Your Goals

It’s likely you’ve heard someone say it before. And it’s probably even more likely that you’ve at least once had the same thought.  “There are not enough hours in the day!” There aren’t really, especially with all of the exciting and inspiring opportunities barreling at us from every direction.  All of these commitments, of course, […]

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“Why?”: The Question That Causes So Much Trouble

“I asked him ‘why?’ and he just shrugged his shoulders and said ‘I don’t know.’” I have heard a form of this statement from countless parents lamenting the fact that they can’t get a straight answer to their “Why?” question. “Why didn’t you turn in your homework?” “Why did you leave your stuff on the […]

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3 Habits That Make the Holiday Season Stressful and How to Break Them

The holiday season is quickly approaching, and along with it, stress that can come from those last minute holiday shopping trips at crowded malls, overspending, or overindulging in holiday treats. Sometimes it gets so overwhelming, we even give up on what we want for ourselves altogether. Tis the season for regret. Life is demanding without […]

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