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The Talk - First Day of School Speech. Perfect..every parent should give this to their child. Wonderful perspective on what's most important.

Raising Godly Children. I really like this article, "10 Things To Remember When Your Child Is Disobedient" So encouraging!

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Reward Points System and Home "Store"

When the kids do their chores right away, with a good attitude and do them according to “mom’s standards” I reward them with a few points. They save these points and then at least once a week we open the family “store”.

How to raise a successful, happy, cooperative child, while disciplining less. In 5 simple steps.The Child Whisperer

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How to Teach Your Child To Swim Without Lessons

How to Teach Your Child to Swim With Out Lessons - Follow these steps to successfully teach your child to swim in one summer. | www.teachersofgoodthings.com

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This One Simple Thing Will Help Your Children Avoid Misbehaviors

Great article for all parents to read.

22 Chores Toddlers Love: tons of ideas for how to include your little ones with daily tasks...they WANT to help you!

Three Unbelievably Simple Parenting Ideas: 1) Children need a minimum of 8 touches a day to feel connected to a parent. 2) Each day, children need one meaningful eye-to-eye conversation with a parent. 3) There are nine minutes during the day that can have the greatest impact on a child: the first three minutes right after they wake up, the three minutes after they come home from school, and the last three minutes of the day before they go to bed.

7 things not to say to your toddler and suggestions on what to say instead... I wish everyone who deals with a child at anytime would read this! When you tell a child "no", "stop that", "don't do that" all day... I would tune you out too!!!

Do You Spank Your Child? Would you like alternatives? Here's How to Implement Consequences with Positive Parenting, Kids and Discipline

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Use them wisely…

{940 Saturdays} *Wow, that puts things in perspective... Not enough time if you only enjoy your weekends with your child.

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How To Raise Kids Who Serve Others

Spreading Kindness- Raising Kids Who Serve: Exciting way to celebrate a birthday & teach a lesson on kindness for kids of ALL ages! Find out what one family did to impact their community! sunshineandhurricanes.com

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How to Raise a Low Media Child (Without Going Insane

Great post about how to raise a low-media child without going insane. Superb tips on setting up your child's play environment to encourage independent, creative, exploratory play. And awesome quote: "Active toys make passive kids. Passive toys make active kids."

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Nerves Are Overrated: Celebrities Refuse to Ditch Their Skinny Jeans

50 hard learned parenting lessons seriously the best thing ever