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The Importance of Teaching Kids Manners

Teaching kids manners today is more important than ever. Why? Because of the tech-driven society, many kids are losing the ability to develop social skills. By staring at their phones and screens all day, looking someone in the eyes and interacting with them in a polite way just doesn’t come naturally.  A child who never […]

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21 Ways to Get Your Family Back on Track

Every family goes through it. That unsettled period where routines are derailed. Family life feels off-kilter and unsustainable. Sometimes it’s work, illness or one of life’s curve balls that throws us off-course. Other times it’s something more pleasant like a family holiday that upsets the balance. Even the school holidays are enough to throw family life off […]

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How I Stop Yelling at the Kids (Mostly)

I feel like this article needs a disclaimer. Something like this: I love my kids. I don’t feel the need to yell at them all the time. This is a sometimes thing, and a sometimes strategy, so please don’t judge me, lest ye be judged, and so on and so forth, yada-yada-yada. But, hey. Judgers gonna […]