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P-R-I-D-E

What we call the “P-R-I-D-E” skills are strategies that have been shown to help increase positive behaviors in young children: ·  PRAISE: Praise your child’s appropriate behavior. This helps increase the specific behavior that you are addressing and contributes to … Continue reading

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Say Yes With Joy

If you know you’re ultimately going to let your daughter have a three-person sleepover or allow your son an extra brownie after dinner, just go straight to a happy “Yes!” When you offer up an awesome gesture as if you … Continue reading

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He Kept Falling for Me

For seven years I tried to make it work, but his height came between us. Joe Pye Weed was so tall that he would routinely fall over, relying on me for support. We both looked silly. He was gorgeous when … Continue reading

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Ambience

Putting a lamp on counter is an easy way to give a kitchen extra ambient lighting.

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Mindful Mornings

Set your alarm 15 minutes early. Wake up each morning and dedicate your first moments to creating the mood and mindset you want to carry throughout your day. While some folks like journaling or meditation, others may enjoy drinking a … Continue reading

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