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Emotion Coaching: A New Way to Guide Very Young Children

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Parenting is one of the hardest jobs we’ll ever have. More than anything we want to help our kids grow into healthy, happy adults. Yet when they don’t behave the way we want them to, it’s all too easy to resort to tactics we’re not proud of. Yelling. Threatening.…

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12 Valentine’s Day Date Ideas for Teens

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So, your teenager has a boyfriend/girlfriend. Valentine’s Day can sometimes add pressure to a teen relationship. Teen dating shouldn’t be demanding, though. Instead, it should be a fun time when they can get to know many different people. Suggest a group or double date to have fun with more friends.…

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Parenting: Encouraging Your Kids to Express Their Emotions

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Feelings are meant to be shared and emotions are meant to be recognized. Children are in the process of learning how to express those feelings and each child does so differently. The important thing is that they do and that they are heard. At a recent Mom It Forward Twitter

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Decorating for a Kid’s Valentine’s Day Party

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I love holiday parties. I especially love throwing kids parties. I get a kick out of planning everything! I'm a party person! You know what else I am? A cheap person. I am always try to be thrifty while planning out my parties! Why throw a party that you'll…

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Education: 9 Tips to Improve Spelling Scores

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Learning—trying to improve spelling scores can start to be tedious and useless when the only technique a child uses is to write the words over and over and over again. As they are doing their homework, children's minds starts to block the words and their hands are simply doing…

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