Family Rules & Limit Setting

How to Discipline Someone Else’s Child

By Jennie Wallace

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It used to be said that it took a village to raise a child.  But, not every parent shares that village view anymore, particularly when it involves disciplining other people’s children.  Whether you’re dealing with a playdate-gone-bad or a step-child who is crossing the line, remember, it’s OK to set limits and ask others to... Read more »

Kids and Decision Making: How Parents Can Help

By RebeccaW, Parent Coach

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Paper or plastic?  Jeans or khakis?  Soup or salad? We are all faced with thousands of choices every day of our lives. Some of these choices are so ingrained in us by society, we don’t even think about them. Most people don’t weigh out the pros and cons of getting dressed in the morning versus... Read more »

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Ask Parent Coaching: How to Help an Antisocial Teenager

By Megan Devine, LCPC

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Dear parent coaching: Help! My teenage son is a basement vampire. I have a problem with my 14 year old son and have not read anything similar about this on other blogs. My son doesn't want to be involved in ANYTHING! We have tried sports, dog training, piano lessons, drums in band, church activities, fencing, 4-H -- you name... Read more »