October 2017

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Deep down, I think many kids are looking for something more meaningful and challenging than what they are experiencing. I think they are looking for a real sense of competence and ownership over their own lives. But they are growing up controlled, overprotected, and anxious because of it. I know adults can relate. How do…

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Dear frustrated parent, So, things aren’t going so well and you’re struggling. You’d like to be more skillful, less volatile perhaps. You’d definitely like it to be easier. Good news! Parenting can be learned, and in fact, it should be. There’s no shame in the game. We were never taught how to parent. So don’t…

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