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When your Children are Home Alone Who is the Boss?

As our kids grow older one of the things that we can do is leave the older ones home alone to care for the younger while we duck out. We may go to do the shopping, some chores, a quick visit with a friend, or a coffee date with our husband. It is a freedom for us and...

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Do You See the Negative and Positive in Your Child?

To every negative there is a positive – is that a scientific principle?  I have no idea but I do know that when I look at my children it is true. Often we focus on our children’s ‘growth areas’ (the negatives) because those things irritate us or to be charitable, we...

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