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Fun Ways to Show Your Children Affection

(This post contains affiliate links.  That means that some links will take you to Amazon if you are interested in purchasing one items mentioned.  It doesn’t cost you a penny more but I get a tiny commission to help support my site.  Thanks!) You really can NOT tell a child ‘I love you’ too much.  Really, you can’t.  This is…

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Caught in a Power Struggle with You Child? Here’s Some Advice From a Former Fence Tester

Every feel like that your kid is pictured on the left?  Stubborn as a mule?  Constantly testing you? You, my poor friend, have a fence tester. What’s a fence tester?  A fence tester is, in livestock terms, a cow, sheep, goat, mule, etc that is constantly looking for weaknesses in it’s boundaries.  It is forever testing the strength of the…

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When your Teen Betrays your Trust

What to do when Your Teen Betrays Your Trust

Your Teen Betrays your trust.  That’s a big one. I think you will agree that, as a parent, there aren’t too many things worse than finding out your teen lied to you.  Finding out they are keeping a horrible secret from you.  This is a nightmare we hope we never have to face.  But odds are that eventually it will…

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