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Who empties your dishwasher?

Who empties your dishwasher?

Positive parents give children opportunities to contribute to their family by helping out with every day family tasks.Read more

Helping kids leapfrog difficulties

Helping kids leapfrog difficulties

BY MICHAEL GROSE  A parent's attitude to their child's difficulties will determine how successfully they meet and overcome many of the obstacles and hurdles they meet.Read more

Kids who won't take NO for answer

Kids who won't take NO for answer

By MICHAEL GROSE Many children will continually seek out a YES, which can be exasperating for parents. While we want to encourage persistence in kids, they do need to learn that one parental NO should be enough. Read more