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Breaking the Habit: Picky Eaters

We’ve all been there. Waiting an hour for your child to eat three bites. Listening to the never-ending, “I don’t want that, I want chicken fingers.” Hearing, “I’m full” after a few bites of food. Welcome to life with a

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Surviving the Schedule Overload

Now that school is back in session and the holidays are around the corner, you’re probably feeling the pressure of supporting every school booster, fundraiser and volunteer opportunity for your child. As a parent, it’s overwhelming. Especially since we’re usually

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Three Ways to Succeed in an Instant Gratification World

We’ve all heard and read about our instant gratification society. As parents, we see it every day in our children. The Llama Llama children’s books are a series that talks (in a humorous way) about a llama who wants thing

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An Attitude For Success

We all want our children to be successful. When we say “successful” we’re not talking about the local talent show successful, but rather the long-term, happy-relationships, feel-good, confident-person, standing tall kind of successful. Society tends to identify successful individuals as

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Teaching Kids How to Persevere

In a world that can sometimes be too focused on instant gratification, it’s important to teach our children the importance of perseverance and it’s connection to success. Our children, and us as well, are sensitive to words like “failure”. It

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Tough Love: 5 Healthy Disciplinary Tactics

Discipline can be a hard topic to discuss. How we discipline our children is personal. Why we discipline our children on the other hand, is usually pretty universal – to keep them safe and to teach right from wrong. No

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5 Tips to Help Your Child Set Goals

If you read our last (and first!) blog post, we discussed the importance of kids having goals. That’s easy enough to understand, but how do you help them actually set those goals? What’s too much or too little? How do

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5 Reasons Kids Need Goals

Healthy habits start young. Teaching your children the importance of setting goals is something that needs to be done early. You know the saying, “you can’t teach an old dog new tricks.” Well, the same idea applies to teaching your

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