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Category: Discipline

Help Me Sara: Should we consider spanking our child?

September 30, 2013

  Originally published in ParentsCanada magazine, October 2013. Parents Canada  guest post : By Sara Dimerman on September, 09 2013 My husband and I were raised by parents who spanked. When I was 11, I started hitting back. Although we know that…

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Kids say the craziest things!

April 11, 2013

If there’s one thing that children are universally good at, it’s sharing embarrassingly honest commentary in public places. From commenting on strange clothing choices to pointing out physical differences, kids often bring to light the very thing that all the…

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How to Use a Family Meeting as a Discipline Tool

January 2, 2013

Written By: Many parents think of discipline as something that is done in the moment, an action that stops a child from misbehaving, or one that doles out the consequence of past misbehavior. Of course that’s part of discipline, but…

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Eating Out with Kids: Restaurant Behavior

December 16, 2012

You don’t have to give up dining out, and you don’t have to skip a date night if the babysitter cancels. There are ways to teach children how to behave appropriately in a restaurant so that it is a fun…

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