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The 6 Most Common Parenting Mistakes

There’s no perfect formula, after all, to avoid the challenges of parenthood but there are some common mistakes that even good, well-intended parents can make that can get in your way of achieving your goals as a parent.

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The Key to Raising Good Kids Who Thrive

The Key to Raising Good Kids Who Thrive

Not long ago, I was lecturing to a group of clinical counseling students on child development and parenting, when a student asked me, point-blank, “If you had to sum it all up in one word, what would it be?”

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Are You A Good Enough Mother

Are You A Good Enough Mother?

If you’re reading this, then being a good mom is important to you. But maybe you wonder if you’re getting it right. Or maybe you worry that you’re not.

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What Kind of Mother Do You Want To Be?

What Kind of Mother Do You Want To Be?

This morning I was heading into Jerusalem to meet a client and saw my neighbor looking to catch a ride with someone, so I offered her a lift. Once she got settled and we exchanged the usual greetings, I asked her, “so what’s new?”

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How to Stay Calm and Get Your Kids to Clean Up Their Mess

How to Stay Calm and Get Your Kids to Clean Up Their Mess

Sometimes it really does seem like living with kids means constantly cleaning up after a party that you weren’t even invited to.
I’m not the tidiest one out myself, and I know that living with kids comes with it a measure of disorder, but every so often, the chaos that invades my home creeps up on me, and I’m instantly overcome with irritation and resentment.

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