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The Covert narcissist is on Honeymoon and Still angry (email story)

The Covert narcissist is on Honeymoon  and Still angry (email story)




Taking the “Work” Out of Homework

As you head into another month of school, are you finding yourself more frustrated with your child’s study habits (or lack there of)? Do you find yourself nagging, bribing, threatening to take the TV away forever if they don’t start their homework without being told a million times? If so, read on to get some tips that will get you and your teen communicating more effectively. You really can collaborate to create a homework routine that works for both of you

What to Do When Your Child Misbehaves

Are you tired of looking for things to do when you child misbehaves? Are you tired of trying to figure out how to get your child to behave? Do you wonder why nothing works?

Parents – Four Steps to Go From Wishing Things Were Different to Making Them Better

When things are going less than stellar in your family, how often do you think “if only things were different” rather than accepting the circumstances and determining how to make things better? Here are 4 steps to freeing yourself from “wishing” mentality, and bring about acceptance of things as they are and the action required to make a change for the better.

Weathering The Teen Years

For many parents, the teen years are challenging. There are both developmental and physiological reasons family life may become more stressful. There are also some things you can do that are helpful. Understand and find a balance between the two functions of parenting. Discover how to handle the dilemma of nagging about or ignoring problems. Learn how using Appreciative Inquiry can help communication so you can be the parent you want to be.

Parenting Children Always

Who says parenting is easy? Most likely it’s someone who has never had children. Children can bring the most wonderful joy in your life and the most tragic of sorrows. Most often people have said if they only had a parent guide to show us what to say, when to say it and what to do at the time I would be the best parent in the world. Wouldn’t we all?

Quality Family Time Will Make Memories

You don’t need a major makeover to start increasing the quality of time that your family spends together. Just change your thinking a little, and it can be done with some easy steps with a bit of forethought and planning. One of the first things to do is rearrange scheduling so that the family can sit down together for meals at least once a week.

Time – For Parents Who Would Love to Make Time Stand Still

There are times when you look at your children and see just how much they’ve grown up and you realize what little time you have left with them, to guide or influence them under your roof. At those moments you just want to freeze time but you know you can’t stop it, you can only watch it happen and pray that this moment remains grounded in your thoughts forever while they’re still young.

Nico And Lola And So Much More!

NICO AND LOLA the perfect story not only for children; a delightful book for all of us; adults. The book is elegantly illustrated and gifted with beautifully crafted words. Featuring rich colors and meaningful messages NICO AND LOLA can be treasured by all you children out there; indeed a tremendous present for all seasons and reasons.

What You Can Do If Your Child Does Not Want to Learn

Every child has a burning desire to learn and prove him- or herself. Why can you see too little of that attitude when it comes to doing their assignments or homework? We need to get their motivation right, no more, no less, and all parents can do this if they begin to follow some simple rules.

Dealing With Negative Child Attitude Issues – Guidelines For Parents

It’s important to deal with child attitude problems as soon as they come up, so you can avoid more serious issues later on. Children will misbehave from time to time, especially when they are at an age when they are in the process of discovering themselves and what they are capable of doing. The problem with chronic attitude issues, however, is that this usually grows worse with time.

Safety in Family Blogging

Blogging about your family and kids is a wonderful way to share with others your thoughts, ideas, experiences and activities. It is like a live journal for all to see but in this there is a potential security issue and that is what will be addressed.

Problems Getting Toddler to Eat?

Having problems getting your toddler to sit down and lunch or dinner? Maybe there’s nothing wrong. Remember the saying “He’ll eat when he’s hungry.” That may be the case. However, there may be other factors to consider.

Self-Reliance – Begins at Home

The most precious gift you can give your children is true independence so that they learn to earn what they want and become empowered to create their own happiness. Allowing your children to experience life to the fullest on their terms-within safe boundaries and responsibility level is the greatest gift you can give your children. Allow your child to work and earn what they want.

How to Improve Your Child’s Education

Many children are falling behind in school these days and it’s all due to the fact that parents are less involved with their children. Studies show, parents who spend at least two hours a week helping their child do homework have a higher success rate than those who do not. Another study showed children who worked with a tutor, when their parents had to work, also showed vast improvements over a period of time. Not everyone will agree with the above statements, some children work on homework better without their parents around and some don’t.

How Are You Creating Safety For Our Kids?

Most of us are members of communities, of families, of groups and teams and work crews. This article explores the way business and adult living influences children. There is a higher ethic returning to our culture. We are more willing to modify our business practices to protect children and create for them a safe world.