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Helping Kids Set and Reach Goals

Helping Kids Set and Reach Goals

Last weekend provided one of those parenting moments for me that you need to tuck into your parenting suitcase to pull out when you need a boost. It has always been a parenting goal of mine to teach my children how to set goals that are important to them and then be able to achieve […]

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Are Boys Naturally Competitive?

Are Boys Naturally Competitive?

The Roles of Nature and Nurture in Competition If my own microcosm experience of raising 3 sons and a daughter isn’t enough indication for me, recent research shows that there is a distinct gender gap between the competitiveness boys and girls demonstrate as early as three years of age. In Gender Differences in Competition Emerge Early […]

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Extraordinary Children from Ordinary Parents

Extraordinary Children from Ordinary Parents

Raising Resilient Children By Focusing on Basic Needs Kids are resilient – we hear it all the time and I know I’ve even said it after watching my children pick themselves up, from either physical or emotional pain, and dive right back in again. However, they aren’t born resilient – they are given tools. I […]

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Risk Taking is Healthy for Kids

Risk Taking is Healthy for Kids

The Rewards of Risks Do you ever get that lump in your throat, that tremble in your leg, or that drip of sweat on your palms when you are just about to take a risk? Risks take us out of our comfort zones and shake our senses of self-awareness and confidence. Our children experience risk […]

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Are You Raising a Poor Sport?

Are You Raising a Poor Sport?

Teaching Kids the Power of Good Sportsmanship Would you ever consider telling your 5-year-old to shove the ballerina next to her in the recital to give your daughter the advantage? Or would you smile if your 3-year-old son poked the soccer goalie in the eye so he couldn’t see the ball anymore? Of course (hopefully) […]

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Teaching Psychological Resilience To Children Through “Impossible” Projects

Teaching Psychological Resilience To Children Through “Impossible” Projects

“There I stood, overwhelmed with fear as my father cranked up that chainsaw and headed up the mountain, hell bent on bringing down the stair case that led to our tiny cottage…” These were the words my uncle spoke to me describing the project my Grandfather had given to him to help build up my […]

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Facebook Founders’s Dad Talks About Parenting

Facebook Founders’s Dad Talks About Parenting

Some people just don’t get it! I was reading an article yesterday about how Mark Zuckerburg (the founder of Facebook) was parented. I always like to look at how people became who they became, so whenever I get the chance to peek into the mind of a parent who raised a billionaire, I jump at […]

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How To Not Raise A Quitter

How To Not Raise A Quitter

>NOTICE: If you’re interested in discovering my most advanced techniques for raising children with 7 times more will power than the average child, watch this video on: Imprinting Success Before 5 As I pretended to cower behind the couch taking machine gun fire, I gathered my wits, cocked my gun and sprang out to return […]

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