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How do I help my child make good choices?

How do I help my child make good choices?

“Make good choices!” Every parent knows how this is supposed to work. They’ve read the books, they’ve heard the advice. The basic formula for teaching children to “make good choices” goes like this: Set boundaries Explain consequences Be consistent “Good behaviour”...
Yes, I use an app to talk to my kids

Yes, I use an app to talk to my kids

Or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Just Love the App The excitement was written all over my face. I ran upstairs to get ready for a Facebook Live, and I shared our family’s progress while beaming with pride. We had figured it out! We were going through our...
You think you’re failing. Hang on a minute.

You think you’re failing. Hang on a minute.

(This is a letter to a real mom.) I can’t stop thinking about our conversation. I keep hearing those words: I do all these things, and no one notices. I do all these things, and nothing works. I do all these things, and I feel like a failure. I hear your exhaustion. I...
When the “experts” let you down…

When the “experts” let you down…

The internet is full of solutions, right? Your neighbour is a fountain of advice. There are books on the shelf full of answers. Magazines are full of relevant articles and big confident headlines. Why don’t any of those easy solutions seem to apply to your...