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Use Rating Scales to Teach Your Child What Matters

Knowing what matters keeps decision making on track. Teaching children how to rate things keeps them on track.

How to practice  Emotional Fitness Training’s Rating Exercise: 842 more words

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How to Use Shame as a Parenting Tool - Six Tips

You or a child doing something really bad? Shamed? Shame is designed to get you back on track. Sadly, it doesn’t rate what is  worthy of shame. 888 more words

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WHEN NOTHING ELSE WORKS WITH A TEEN - 10 TIPS

Parenting a teen whose behavior is unacceptable? Nothing working to improve things? Not even hugs?  Laugh if you can and then read on.

This does not mean letting go of concern or love for the child. 1,936 more words

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TIPS TO STOP WHINING IN ITS TRACKS

Remember Wendy Whiner as played by Gilda Ratner on Saturday Night Live? We loved to laugh at her, but a whining child imakes us want to whine.   576 more words

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Give Your Child An Emotional Life Saver - A Pet

A WordPress Daily Prompt asked “What was your favorite plaything as a child?” Mine was not a thing, mine was my dog. Lady was her name.  600 more words

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WHAT PARENTS NEED TO KNOW ABOUT TEMPERMENT

Wonder at the differences between one child and another? One big way we all differ involves temperament – a genetic given.

Temperament varies from person to person and strongly influences how we relate to others. 613 more words

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EIGHT STEPS TO OBEDIENCE

The Step Up to Obedience Approach provides eight  disciplinary strategies that give the child lots of chances to obey, before a punishment happens.

STEP ONE: STOP OR IGNORE .   1,009 more words

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