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Parenting Tips

Risk of Raising a ‘Good’ Child

July 30, 2012

My husband Doug and I just returned from taking our almost 5-year-old grandson Sebastian camping in the Sierras for 6 days. What a glorious time we had!! He was happy and exploring at least 99.9% of the time. We visited Yosemite and hiked almost to the top of Vernal Falls. He was the youngest one […]

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Doing It ‘Right’ as a Parent

May 18, 2012

Do you ever find yourself wondering the right thing to do with your child to resolve a challenge or to help him learn something important? This short video gives you powerful new questions to make your best decisions. When do you struggle to find the “right” answer in relating with your child? You can share […]

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Perfect Parenting or Joy!

April 5, 2012

I did it! The first video in my Joyous Parenting Video Series is up and ready for you to enjoy! I’m excited to make my next one and hopefully will have it up before all of my travels begin next week. It’s only 3 minutes long so you can easily find time for it in […]

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Looking forward…

March 16, 2012

I hope you and your family are doing wonderfully, and you have fun, fulfilling experiences planned for 2012. A lot has happened since I last wrote to you, and I will give you a brief update. Then I’ll share what I have planned for you. Plus a new article on my blog. My most meaningful […]

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Another School Shooting…Are You Paying Attention?

March 13, 2012

Recently in Ohio, another tragic high school shooting occurred, and the unhappy, struggling 17-year-old who did the killing will likely be tried as an adult. So many young lives cut short including the shooter’s. Everyone is in pain. An entire community feels the loss. Prosecutors tend to demonize the perpetrators of school shootings in the […]

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Children Learn Best with ‘Real Toys’

May 24, 2011

Do you ever feel swamped in plastic toys that have a way of multiplying when you turn your back? Then they hold your child’s attention only moments until he is on to the next thing? Most children have too many toys in general; and most of these toys do not encourage or support children’s optimum […]

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