Mama J on September 3rd, 2008

Today’s post is in response to comments about the dramatic differences between raising boys and raising girls.  Why do tears, raised voices, and sudden mood changes occur more often with girls? “For many of us, understanding girls is like trying to fathom aliens who just got off the ship from outer space….We misunderstand who girls […]

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Mama J on September 3rd, 2008

Unless you relish the blow-your-stack feeling of rising blood pressure, One-Two-Three Magic could be for you.  This discipline trick with the preschool or elementary-aged child in your life just might make your days a little bit easier. I thank Dr. Jeffrey Glasser for passing this my way.  He claims you can use this system effectively […]

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Mama J on September 2nd, 2008

I have a big, beating heart for kids. Though I wasn’t the type of young person who constantly wanted to cuddle babies, I’ve found fulfillment through child-helper activities over the years: babysitter, day camp counselor, mentor to an at-risk ten-year-old girl, coach and volunteer in the elementary and junior high schools. So it doesn’t surprise […]

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