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The subject of today’s blog is angry children saying and doing things that in turn anger their parents which in turn “makes” their parents say and do things that further anger or alienate their children in their well-intentioned effort to show them that they will not tolerate rude behavior. Not after all of the things [...]

MODELING. It all comes down to modeling.

  Last Tuesday John and I started a new parenting class and I already love it. The days of our RIE classes (which end when your child is two) seem so far behind me. Jules is starting kindergarten in the fall and Hudson is days away from being three. And while certainly most RIE principles [...]