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Monthly Archives: April, 2012

Are you a helicopter parent?


The most difficult part of parenting for me is “letting go”!   I still catch myself at times in a hover maneuver over my children.  My propeller is rotating and I am circling trying to be sure that all goes well and my children are protected from any hardship. I have to talk to myself …

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Distraction and redirection…it works!


She was on the move…so our job in redirection and distraction had begun! When we are holding our newborn, most of us can’t even wrap our mind around the idea that some day this precious child might need a little redirection or even a time out!  But the days and weeks fly quickly, and you …

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Becoming a Dad can bring some doubt and fear


Men and women are different….wow, that tidbit of information is nothing new, right?  However, sometimes we need to say this over and over again so we can understand why men and women respond so differently to the same situation.  Moms and Dads are different, we respond differently to the same parenting situation, we have different …

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