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Well Behaved Children? It’s a SNAP!

A life filled with friends, family and prosperity are gifts every parent wants for their child. One of the many roles parents take on is to teach their children how to assume responsibility as functioning adults: to take disappointment calmly, care about others and demonstrate self-control. ‘Relationships’ could be the fourth ‘R’ after Reading, ‘Riting, and ‘Rithmetic. One tried and true method that helps your child grow into a caring, responsible adult focuses on developing good behaviors and relationship skills: SNAP.

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Are You a Positive Parent? The Top 10 Questions to Ask Yourself

  1. Currently, what type of parent are you? Rate yourself. If you could score yourself on a 1 to 10 basis, 1 being the worst and 10 being the best, where would you put yourself and why?

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The Three Ingredients Needed to Raise a Successful Child

What does it take to raise a successful child and adult with good character? A think-tank study reveals the secret: tough love is made of three ingredients: confident parent(s), warmth and consistent discipline.

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7 Temper-Taming Tactics

Neither of my kids, who are eight and ten, have so-called ‘bad tempers.’ But I’ve noticed that if they’re around each other too long, such as when they’re home together during the summer, they start to get on each other’s nerves. By the end of a typical day, if I’m not careful, someone will be ‘losing it.’ Sound familiar?

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