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March 19, 2008 | admin
Simply put, if you are a parent you are already working hard. The difference between a pro and an amateur in any sport is not the amount of work, it’s refining the technique. This is also true in parenting. The objective of these daily email snippets is to provide you with a very short but […]
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Week 2, Day 4

March 5, 2008 | admin
Week 2 Theme: What Parenting Is Day 4 Point: Be Effective Balance is the key. If the house were on fire, your child’s messy room wouldn’t bother you. By keeping in mind the most important issues, the little ones won’t annoy you as much and you can achieve balance. Realize that children hear every criticism equally. In […]
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Week 2, Day 5

March 5, 2008 | admin
Week 2 Theme: What Parenting Is Day 5 Point: When-Then If you really want your children to understand that life is good then you need to be an example. It’s easy to say life is good when things go well, therefore it doesn’t mean anything. If you want your children to not go into a depression […]
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Week 2, Day 6

March 5, 2008 | admin
Week 2 Theme: What Parenting Is Day 6 Point: Care It is important to realize that the frustration we feel in parenting is part of the job of parenting. As much as our children need air to breathe, they similarly need to know we care. I know this sounds odd, but if we were not […]
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Week 2, Day 7

March 5, 2008 | admin
Week 2 Theme: What Parenting Is Day 7 Point: Room For Improvement If you want to be a better parent, welcome criticism. If you haven’t heard a meaningful criticism of your parenting skills in the last year, you are most probably making lots of mistakes. Action Point: Ask your spouse or someone who knows you […]
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Week 3, Day 1

March 5, 2008 | admin
Week 3 Theme: Love Day 1 Point: Praise As strange as it may seem, not all praise is good. When you praise your child while they are still doing the good deed, it makes it harder for them to do it since they feel controlled.  Children need space to be good. For sure praise after […]
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Thank You

March 5, 2008 | admin
I hope you have enjoyed these 3 weeks and that they have helped you become a better, more perfect parent. Please let me know how they have impacted you. My goal in putting this program together is to make this world a more parent friendly place. I need you to help make that happen. Please […]
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Week 3, Day 2

March 5, 2008 | admin
Week 3 Theme: Love Day 2 Point: Sides It’s important to include a touch of “we are all on the same side” feeling into the parent-child relationship. Don’t mistake this with letting your child feel you and they are on the same level. You are the parents and they are the child – it is important […]
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Week 1, Day 1

March 5, 2008 | admin
Week 1 Theme: Key Life Lessons Day 1 Point: Enjoy The Challenge What is perfect parenting? It’s not instilling obedience. We get caught up in the parenting struggle. Carpools, meals, bed times, sibling squabbles, etc. – and we think that a good parent should be able to avoid or solve these crises easily. In reality, […]
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Week 3, Day 3

March 5, 2008 | admin
Week 3 Theme: Love Day 3 Point: Love Notes Put a love note in your child’s lunch bag or leave a message on her cell phone. Michael Milken used to leave a note under his child’s pillow because he left for work before they awoke. Make sure it’s age appropriate. Sixteen-year-old boys are not going to enjoy […]
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