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Being The Mean Mommy: When (And How) To Discipline Someone Else’s Kid

We’ve heard it a zillion times: “it takes a village!”   But does this philosophy apply to collaborative discipline when the kid acting out is not our own?  It’s a touchy subject, for sure, but one that begs for etiquette answers amidst a culture with no clear guidebook. The good news is that from a […]

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Trading Bottles For Backpacks: How To Move On From Baby Daze To School Days

It’s that time of year again when my Facebook feed is flooded with the shining faces of children heading off to their first day of school. Homemade chalkboard signs held by eager little hands commemorate the passage of time and new beginnings. Now here we are, about a week into it. But we’re still in […]

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Emotionally Resilient Children

How to Raise Emotionally Resilient Children

Raising emotionally resilient children in a time of helicopter parenting is seriously divergent from the overbearing norm we’ve become accustomed to. You know the parents – they move along the ground under the monkey bars for fear their little one could fall. They apologize on behalf of their child. Or worse, demand apologies from others […]

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