How to Handle Disrespectful Teenager?

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For a video version of this blog, visit https://youtu.be/7wpAZWok4Sc. Q: I am a mom of 4 kids: 15-year-old girl, 13-year-old boy, 10-year-old girl and 8-year-old boy. My oldest, at around age 9, stared eye rolling and

How to Handle Disrespectful Teenager? 2018-07-17T15:56:57+00:00

Mom Says Kids Exhaust Me!

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For a video version of this blog, visit https://youtu.be/YuPOFPMNYeE. Q: I am a homeschooling mother of three girls ages 9, 7 and 3. I frequently feel so exhausted around my kids. I know there is a

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Things You Never Thought You’d Say as a Parent

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We all say strange things to our kids! This month’s original cartoon is inspired by Rikki Arterburn of Council Bluffs, Iowa. Her child was teething, and so biting everything! Post your “Things You Never Thought

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The Friend Question

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For a video version of this question, go to https://youtu.be/C0EsCSnbCwg. Q: My daughter is in third grade and is very different from her peers. She loves to play by herself at school and plays imaginatively in

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Five Parenting Hacks

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I’m often asked what are some easy ways to make raising kids more enjoyable and less stressful. Here are my top five in no particular order. If you adopt even one of these in the

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Teachable Moments

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By Carol Kinsey          Over the years, my husband and I have looked for teachable moments in parenting. Teachable moments give us an opportunity to drive home an important principle to our children. One memorable teachable

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Letting Teen Make Own Decisions

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Q: I feel like I am in a quandary of sorts. My youngest child, who will be 17 next month, wants desperately to go with her best friend to a haunted castle. My oldest went

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