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The Power of "And"

My husband is in management and customer service, and my business background is in management and sales.  Setting expectations, reviews, and assessments of subordinates were a part of the package, and over the years we both heard a variety of recommendations on how to do it constructively. 365 more words

Parenting And Management

Speaking in Love Languages

It is so important to know that you are speaking a “common language” in your business, since misunderstandings can be many and can blossom into lawsuits as confusion becomes fear, which then becomes anger.  872 more words

Parenting And Management

Why I Allow my Kids to Struggle Over Toys

My daughters have always had a rather volatile relationship. Born just 13 months apart and with polar opposite personalities, they have often struggled living their daily lives in each other’s company particularly when it comes to… 737 more words

Respectful Parenting

The 'Calm Down Codeword'

I have never really had the ‘terrible two’s’ that everyone warns about with my children. I love 2-year-old’s! They’re hilarious and oh so cute. I think I love every age though, each stage has something new and unique and I just love watching them develop. 487 more words

Parenting

Kids and Debt

Money management – a cornerstone of business and life in general, but how many of our kids really “get it” until we toss them out into the waters of independence? 1,020 more words

Parenting And Management

Sibling Rivalry: When Losing is Not an Option

Sibling Rivalry has taken on a new meaning in our household over the past couple of months. Our children have both nominated themselves to compete in the Russell Household Olympics, competing in events such as Who is the fastest Dresser, Who Can Get to The Front Door First, Who Gets Strapped Into Their Car Seat First, Whose Milk is Poured Quickest, and Who is the Speediest Toilet Racer. 1,275 more words

Respectful Parenting

mean what you say

Part of being respectful means being logical.  

Doing what you say you are going to do is part of being logical.  If you tell your kiddo that you are going to go to do something, then 99.9% of the time you need to follow through.   301 more words

Parenting