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Who relies on your child?

Who relies on your child?

I’m often asked by parents how to develop responsibility in kids.  The answer is simple – give responsibility to them! Let them feed the family pet, empty the dishwasher, clean up the living area at the end of the day.Read more

Teach kids to ask for what they want

Teach kids to ask for what they want

Helping kids to communicate their wants, needs and aspirations is a basic task for parents. Some kids whinge, nag or go quiet, when a simple articulated request for assistance is all that's needed.Read more