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Which Parenting Battles Do You Wish You Had Waged?

Which Parenting Battles Do You Wish You Had Waged?

One might say that parenting is one big, years-long game of “Pick Your Battles.” Sometimes, you’re really clear about rules and consistent with consequences. And sometimes, you’re like, “Screw it, I’m just trying to survive this day.”

How Do You Get Your Kid To Stop Hitting In School?

How Do You Get Your Kid To Stop Hitting In School?

This week’s Parental Advisory question is one that I suspect many parentshave struggled with: What do you do when your kindergartener or first-grader is struggling with impulse control, has been physically aggressive toward other students, and the school is fed up?

Don’t Let Your Kid Bully Their Sibling

Don’t Let Your Kid Bully Their Sibling

Siblings are going to fight. They’re going to poke at each other on long (or short) car rides. They’re going to push to be the first one out the door. They’re going to wrestle for control of the TV remote. After a while, it can start to sound like the…