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Module 2

We will be focusing on identifying the way your children act out. Every child is an individual, so the more you can learn about your child, the better you will be able to strengthen your bond with them and give them the type of love they need!

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Module 8

We All Want to Be Important One of the tenets of Democratic Parenting is that, no matter the age, we all want to feel important. Nobody responds well when they are told they can’t do [...]

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Module 5

Boundaries This is not a module about setting rules. There is an important difference between dictating rules and setting boundaries for your child. We’re going to look at how to set healthy, safe, and important [...]

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Module 9

Handling Flare Ups No matter how loving a parent you are, there will always be flare ups. Children are learning and growing, which means testing boundaries and making mistakes are all part of learning how [...]

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Module 4

Encouragement Encouragement is the Lifeblood of your family! In this module, we’re going to explain the difference between encouragement and praise, show you ways to avoid discouraging your child, and teach you to use THE [...]

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Module 7

Mistaken Goals, Part 2 A mistaken goal is the reason a child is acting out – they believe that their behavior will cause you to give them what they want. There are 4 primary Mistaken [...]

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Module 6

Mistaken Goals, Part 1 A mistaken goal is the reason a child is acting out – they believe that their behavior will cause you to give them what they want. There are 4 primary Mistaken [...]

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Switching between fathering and mothering as a father

I’m developing something called the “Fathering Framework” because what I’ve learned over the past few years is that mainstream parenting and parenting fringes have smashed mothering and fathering together.  The FF will be a set [...]

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Contrasting against a strong mother archetype

I'm no expert on Mothering from a feminine essence/attribute perspective.  I'm certainly no expert on feminine mothering skills either.  My mother may have been bo-polar.  At least my memory of her and my aunt agree [...]

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Masculine Skills for Fathers

If you've read article before, I recommend reading it again. I update this regularly to match my current thinking on the subject of how to be a more masculine father. I also believe that I’m [...]

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Make encouragement a primary purpose in all your relationships.

I just went on a “daddy and me” ski trip.  Three fathers, 6 children under 10.  There were three girls (8, 6, and 5) and three boys (10, 9, and 7).  It was awesome.  We [...]

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Men Don’t Appear to Seek Out Parenting Help

OK, here is an uncomfortable truth I've come to believe. Men, as a demographic, don't do parent education. I've been a small voice in the community of parenting instructors for 5 years now and I've [...]

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Three Parenting Principles I Learned from Navy SEAL Training

a few Navy SEAL principles that have stuck with me in my parenting. Watch the video below to learn the the three Navy SEAL fundamentals that can help you become refine your own parenting

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How I Stopped an Emotional Trantrum with Three Easy Steps

STEP ONE: Pause and Observe. What emotion are you experiencing? What emotion is your child (or whomever) experiencing?

What I Learned About Tone of Voice and Parenting

Tone of Voice: A parent's key to knowing the meaning behind the words. Last weekend I took a coaching certification class offered at www.yourinfinitelylifeonline.com called Power/Empathy/Tone of Voice Concepts.  This is one of their “Advanced [...]

Using Screen Time to Teach Self-Management!

Peace In Your Home Co-Founder Susie Walton shares how to teach kids to manage their own screen time now, so they won't have to struggle with it when they're on their own in college! Using Screen [...]

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Tone – The Verbal Expression of Our Feelings

Pam Dunn writes in her soon-to-be published book that your tone of voice reveals how you are really feeling. Enjoy this excerpt from "It's Time to Look Inside- to see yourself and everyone through the lens of magnificence" and consider how your tone affects your children and parenting.

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