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Peer pressure discipline…

…doesn’t work. A friend of mine was just telling me about how his 7-year-old daughter came home from school mad because they didn’t get to go outside for recess. They were made to stay inside because one of their classmates … Continue reading

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Why do I always have to?

This morning, I got on the bus to go to work and it was about 300% humidity and easily over 75 degrees. The bus was fairly full, and I couldn’t help but wonder if anyone else was as uncomfortable as … Continue reading

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Speaking in absolutes: always a good idea

As a general rule, we’re often told not to speak in absolutes. In fact, as was when I was a child, I often tell my own daughter to precede her comments with “I think…” versus “That is…” For example, I … Continue reading

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