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Getting Your Children To Follow Rules

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Conflicts with your kids are inevitable. There are plenty of opportunities for a battle of wills between you and your children. But they do not have to be losing battles for either party. There are .... read more

Posted in Age 0–5, Age 6–11, Common Teenage Problems, Parenting, Teens 12–18

How to Get Your Teen to Talk

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A common complaint among parents is that their children stop talking to them during adolescence. This may occur because your child is struggling to become independent. Teens will want and need more .... read more

Posted in Common Teenage Problems, Parenting, Teens 12–18

When Your Child Is the Bully

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Imagine receiving a call from school informing you that your child has been in a fight. You demand to know what young ruffian has attacked your helpless child—only to find it was your child who was .... read more

Posted in Age 0–5, Age 6–11, Friends, Parenting, School, Teens 12–18

Get Involved in Your Children's Education

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Rather than argue about the role parents can and should play in the education of their children, the Harvard Education Review suggests that parent involvement in children’s education improves perfor.... read more

Posted in Parenting, School

Building Bridges

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In our current day, it seems like we are getting better at creating separations, divisions, and contention. This likely means that we should do more to ensure that parents, children, and everyone le.... read more

Posted in Common Marriage Problems, Parenting

When Kids Ask About Gender

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Because gender issues have become more newsworthy, increasing numbers of parents are faced with announcements from their children or more difficult questions about the topic. Many children who do no.... read more

Posted in Age 6–11, Common Teenage Problems, Parenting, Teens 12–18

Family Concerns: Inadequate Employment Opportunities

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One current area of concern affecting children and families is inadequate employment opportunities. Job and Skill Mismatch Due to inadequate employment opportunities in the formal economy, limited .... read more

Posted in Common Marriage Problems, Parenting, School

The Five Most Important Elements for a Certified Life Coach

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  Is a life coach for you? Many are familiar with recovery coaching–people who help others beat addiction. You've likely heard of, or possibly even experienced a professional coach–someone who .... read more

Posted in Recovery Coaching

Positive Emotional Methods—SHARING— Solve the 8 Most Common Marriage Problems

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Yes, in the title we gave away the secret to a more positive and emotionally self-reliant marriage. But that's what we do. We help early and quickly. Now read about how to use the positive relationshi.... read more

Posted in Blended Family Problems, Common Marriage Problems

Happy Marriage Buttons–Live for Something Greater Than Ourselves

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Excerpts from FirstAnswers.com online course: How to Increase Love and Happiness   Suppose there were love and happiness buttons in every brain that were instinctive and a natural part o.... read more

Posted in Blended Family Problems, Common Marriage Problems, Dating & Relationships, Step Families

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