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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...read more
What do your children hear when you correct them? Could it be 'Blah blah blah'? Do they switch off and just stand there as if they were listening but you know they hear nothing! How frustrating. To be honest – how frustrating for the both of you!! Frustrating for...read more
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Inappropriate Responsibility - Did you ever hear of such a thing! Surely all responsibility is a good thing. But no, when our kids take on responsibility that isn't theirs to take - it is inappropriate. To be honest, adults can do this too - this is what gets us...read more
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