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Each family is different. The size of the family, life
stresses, schedules, relatives and different
parenting skills come into play when thinking
about what will help the whole family feel
happy and successful in their lives together.
I have found that many of the parents that I work
with have read "tons" of parenting books. So
many have wonderful and valuable information
but the more they read, the more confused they
feel! The books all give ideas and suggestions
but can't see your family as a whole. When you
read, take your own family dynamics into
consideration. What works for one family may
not work for another. I feel that the most
important thing to do is to be
That means: SAY IT, MEAN IT and FOLLOW
This technique alone will bring a generalized
level of success.
Easy to say, but not easy to do! No one ever
said that parenting was easy! But the rewards
so outweigh the problems! And if you ever
feel that your problem side is greatly
outweighing your reward side, I'm here to
Read through some of the articles for
different suggestions. I will continually be
adding articles and parenting tips, so
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