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How to Get Your Kids Off Their Screens

“Can we have some screen time?” I get this request from my daughters (ages 7 & 9) almost every afternoon. Sometimes I say yes, sometimes I say no. When I say no, sometimes my kids throw tantrums, but mostly they don’t. Mostly they find something else to do, sometimes...

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How to Make Bedtime With Kids Easier

Bedtime can be rough, and not just for the kids. Folks get cranky, it’s hard to get motivated, and kids rarely fall asleep as quickly as we want them to. (In their defense, many of us adults also struggle with that same issue.) The reality is that bedtime is easier...

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Ready, Set, Breathe: Practicing Mindfulness with Your Children for Fewer Meltdowns and a More Peaceful Family

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Parenting in the Present Moment: How to Stay Focused on What Really Matters

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The Good Mother Myth: Redefining Motherhood to Fit Reality

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