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Why Does the College Admissions Scandal Bother Us So Much?
My heart ached because of the obvious social injustice that permeates every aspect of our society but there was more.
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Tiny Shift, Big Impact: How You Praise Your Kids Can Make All the Difference
Remember that day last summer when I took the girls to the pool and I decided to get out of
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Get out of the middle of the parenting road
It’s summer and my daughter and her friend want to go to the pool to play. I fantasize that the
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The Best Mother’s Day Gift of All
Dear Devoted You, Mother’s Day is a sweet time to recognize all the good. I feel so lucky because I’ll
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This Too Shall Pass: Why a developmental lens on your kids will set you free
Being a parent brings up loads of baggage — memories, judgments, regrets, and even feelings of shame. We project these
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How We Learn and Practice Courage
It was the end of our summer time together. My sister and I had a van FULL of kids, hers,
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Why DO you want your child to develop grit?
by Victoria Thorp In recent weeks, a new book called “Grit,” by Dr. Angela Duckworth has made quite a splash, with
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The Hug: It’s How You Ask that Makes All the Difference
Shortly after Eric finished up my 7- week parenting series, he sent me this story which beautifully illustrates the power
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Don’t Hate Your Teenager: 7 Ways to Turn Ugliness into Love Again
My relationship with my teen has been jaggedy. Over the past several months I’ve felt tested and provoked like never
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Resources for Parenting Together… getting beyond the parenting clash
As much as we wish it weren’t true, our relationship with our parenting partner, how we communicate, how we make
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