It’s Time for Parenting With Love and Logic®

Are you tired of fighting with your kids?  Are you looking for a better way to parent?  It’s easy!  You can learn to be a Love and Logic® parent.  As you develop new parenting skills you will be able to lower your blood pressure and stress level, have more time for yourself, and raise happier…

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The Top 5 Age Appropriate Chores for Kids

You may think your child’s only job is going to school. While that’s important, it’s also their job to help around the house. When it comes to chores, kids should feel empowered to do them, gaining valuable skills they can use for the rest of their lives. I have several age appropriate cleaning ideas for…

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How to Tame Your Kids’ Technology Habits

They’re obsessed with their iPhones. Texting at the dinner table, scrolling through social media instead of having a conversation.  I’m not talking about your kids: I’m talking about you! And it doesn’t matter how old your kids are. You’re setting a model of technology use. When it comes to technology, your kids are watching your…

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Do You Go Command-o?

Do this. Do that. Get your shoes. Clean your room. Are these phrases you find yourself saying all day long?  Maybe you have a surly teenager who doesn’t seem to listen, or a pre-schooler with a mind of their own, and you feel like giving commands is the only way to get their attention. We…

How to Make Memories, Not Plans, for July 4th

Fourth of July is around the corner. What sort of fireworks do you have planned? Hopefully not the type of fireworks that include toddler tantrums or snarly teenagers. I want you to have a solid plan this 4th of July that works for YOU and your family.  When it comes to making memories with the kids for Fourth of…