Author Archive for: ‘nbccTracy’

The Power of Not Saying, “No”

Have you ever noticed that a two-year-old’s favorite word is “No!”? It’s probably because it’s the word they most often hear. Parents say “no,” to their children to warn them of danger, to keep them out of mischief and to help them learn boundaries necessary for one day becoming an upstanding citizen. But there are other ways to say the …

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Parenting in the Summertime

School’s out and you find that your children are fussy, defiant or lethargic. You wonder how you will make it through the summer without having World War III. You are not alone. Children have a full day of structure and routine planned during the school year, from the time they wake up until the time they go to bed. Once …

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