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Motherhood Ideas: 1. Movie Night: every Friday 2. Interviews: ask family questions, figure out goals 3. Lunch Dates: Once a month take child out of school lunch for a date 4. Mother's Day Letters: Write love letter to child each year 5. Clean Ten: When things get cluttered, say "clean 10" and everyone picks up 10 things 6. Late Nights: Each kid gets 1 night a week to stay up 15 mins later for 1 on 1 attention time 7. Happies and Sads: At dinner take turns saying best part of day and worst

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10 Ways To Teach Your Toddler to Listen

10 Ways to Teach Your Toddler to Listen- excellent advice from Dr. B, a school psychologist #DrB #mommyshorts #parenting

8 Birthday Traditions to start. So sweet and makes birthdays so special!

10 Things You Should Never Say to Your Child About Food--some very good points!

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How To Raise Your Kids Without Yelling Or Punishing

How To Raise Your Kids Without Yelling Or Punishing.

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10 Things Not to Say to Your Kids

instead of saying "don't argue with me" say..."I know you want my answer to be different, but it will not change." THIS IS SO WONDERFUL.!!!!! A good list, and it's all based on peer-reviewed research. If it doesn't jive with what you've been doing, reconsider, and then research. You may find that her tips result in more effective parenting for you.

How to Practice “Love and Logic” Parenting, Part 2: Teaching Kids to Listen… the First Time | Our Holistic Journey

A hilarious list of things one mom uses when her kids leave their stuff out all over the house. This is awesome. Love her sense of humor about it.

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Quirky Discipline Rules That Work

Quirky Discipline Rules That Work. I LOVE the 8pm Rule. Who am I kidding, I love them all.

Great ideas to surprise kids that don't involve money. These are the kinds of things they truly remember!

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10 Ways to Stop Yelling

10 ways to "mean business" without yelling. *great read