Category Parenting

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Parenting a Child Not Like You

“Becoming the Parent Your Child Needs” is a course for parents who are raising a child that behaves so differently from them they don’t know how to relate to the child.

What is The Most Important Thing to Teach Your Child?

A sign of true maturity is to control your feelings before speaking or acting.

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Personality Predicaments Online Course for Parents

I’ve created an online course, “Become the Parent Your Child Needs, Using Personalities to Have Harmony in Your Home.”

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Why You Should Not Give Up

Setting high standards for your children will pay off eventually. In the midst of it all it may not seem so. And yet one day you will see it.

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Summertime & Kids with Different Personalities

Just because your kids are home for the summer doesn’t mean they will all enjoy the same activities. Let’s look at the personality differences and how that determines what they each enjoy.

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Why Kids Need Boundaries

  Kids Need Boundaries I’ve had occasion to think more recently about parents who want to be friends with their children. They don’t want their children to think of them as mean. They take it personally when a preschooler says, “I hate you.” The parent who doesn’t set boundaries for their children will never control […]

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How to Get Back on Track If Your Life is Derailed?

Is your train derailed? When this happens you can’t go forward or backward. You’re stuck.   Under the ties, the rails, the track itself must be the foundation.   If you are trying to travel on a track built on sand, your track will shift and break down. If you are trying to travel on a […]

Teach Kids Integrity is Priceless

News of the college admissions scandal has me in a quandary. On the one hand I’m furious. On the other hand I have pity for the students in this situation.

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Personality Predicaments Solved with Enneagram

Understanding Yourself Brings Personal Freedom Ages ago at a family reunion my cousin,  Katherine, tried to get me interested in the study of personalities. I thought if was fun but didn’t take it seriously. Fast forward twenty years and I was trained in the study of personalities by the Littauers, Florence and Marita. I spoke […]