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This One Simple Practice Will Change Your Life

Discipline is defined as a commitment to the most important person in the world. It means doing what you have to do, even when you don't want to do it. Any behaviour that gets recognized and/or rew…

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4 Ways to Practice Self-Control

As I research how we can embrace courage in order to live more optimally healthy, happy lives, reading F. Scott Peckís†The Road Less Traveled, a self-help classic, is giving me tons of insight. Havin…

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Is Virtual Violence an Acceptable Parenting Technique?

A story circulated last week about a father in China and his 23-year-old son who were at loggerheads over the sonís perpetual unemployment and his seeming addiction to video games. The son, as reporte…

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6 Ways to Build Your Willpower Muscle

If you had more willpower, just think of all the things you could achieve: your goal weight, financial security, six-pack abs, actually finishing a book before book club, world domination. Every day…

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Toddler Discipline Without Shame

by Janet Lansbury, Contributor to Family & Parenting on Allthingshealing.com A toddler acting out is not shameful, nor is it behavior that needs punishing. Itís a cry for attention, a shout-out…

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Teaching Your Kids That Silence Is Golden

Some days you just crave quiet. Your soul is yearning for calm and you're thirsty for an environment with no chaos, no upheaval and no loud noises. But your kids are yelling! How do you deal…

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Eye of the Tiger Mother: How One Little Book Started a Parenting Firefight

The world is rife with parenting manuals that either tell it like it is, or tell it like it should ideally be. Just when you thought the parenting section of Borders was about to collapse under the we…

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How to Discipline a Child

Iíve tried many methods of disciplining children over the decades (yes, Iíve been a mom of three different 3-year-olds over a period thatís spanned 20 years). And Iíve learned what works and what …

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What To Do When Your Kid Acts Like a Monster

You would probably assert that you love your kids more than life itself‚ÄĒthat you'd throw yourself in front of a train for them. Yet, if you could bring yourself to be fully honest on this deeply…

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5 Sleep Myths and How to Beat Them

We've all been there--those dreaded tossing and turning, sleepless nights that have us looking at the clock every five minutes thinking, "If I fall asleep now, I'll get at least 4 hours." Well, fret …

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