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Are You Sick of Your Kids Constantly Interrupting You?
November 22, 2017

Try this technique for kids who constantly interrupt conversations.

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Parenting in the Technology Age: Teens and Distracted Driving
November 17, 2017

Are you worried about your teen when it comes to technology and driving?

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Parenting in the Technology Age: Setting Limits
November 10, 2017

Are you wondering what limits are appropriate with technology?

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Teaching Selflessness
November 8, 2017

Learn how we as parents and educators can instill the value of selflessness in our kids.

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Parenting in the Technology Age: Real Solutions
November 3, 2017

Are you troubled by the amount of influence technology has on your kids?

October is Bullying Prevention Month

A Three-Pronged Approach to Bullying
October 25, 2017

Learn how to successfully address bullying.

October is Bullying Prevention Month

Bullying: Helping Kids Develop Emotional Strength
October 20, 2017

Build your child’s emotional strength against bullying.

October is Bullying Prevention Month

Bullying: Teaching Kids How to Handle Bullying
October 13, 2017

Allow kids to learn how to deal with bullying while they are young.

October is Bullying Prevention Month

When Your Child is the Bully
October 11, 2017

Six interventions when your child is the bully.

October is Bullying Prevention Month

Bullying: Hope for Cyber Bullying Victims
October 6, 2017

Learn how you can help your kids overcome cyber bullying.


Building Survival Skills for the Real World
September 27, 2017

What happens when we give children two or three warnings before we deliver a consequence?

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Sibling Rivalry – A Happier Mom
September 22, 2017

Read a success story from a mom who implemented steps for a calmer happier home.

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Sibling Rivalry – Understanding Why Siblings Argue and Fight
September 15, 2017

Are you worried about your kids arguing and fighting amongst each other?

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Are You Having Trouble with Your Kids Brushing Their Teeth?
September 6, 2017

Discover an alternative to the anger and frustration that feeds misbehavior.

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How to Clean Up A Dirty Mouth
August 31, 2017

Consequences are more meaningful when kids think they got by with something and suddenly discover that they haven’t.

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Raising A Defiant Child – Treating Both Symptoms and Causes
August 25, 2017

Learn how Love and Logic treats both the symptoms and the causes of defiant behavior in children.

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Listening Means Love
August 23, 2017

Do you have a hard time listening when someone around you is emotional or disagreeing with you?

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Raising A Defiant Child – Applying the Technique to Parenting
August 18, 2017

Don’t set yourself up for the same battles with your defiant child.

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Why You Don’t Need A List of Perfect Consequences
August 16, 2017

Love and Logic parents and teachers utilize a technique called the Energy Drain.

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Raising A Defiant Child – Don’t Set Yourself Up to Lose
August 11, 2017

Are you worried about how to handle your defiant or strong-willed kid?

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Helping Kids Cope with Divorce
August 9, 2017

Children learn the biggest lessons about coping with adversity by seeing how their parents do it.

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Learn the ABC’s for Training Kids to Do Chores
August 2, 2017

You can achieve chores and school success with your kids!

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Helping Aggressive Toddlers – Aggressive Toddler Cycle & When to Seek Professional Help
July 28, 2017

Join us for the final entry in our blog series on aggressive toddlers.

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Learn How Love and Logic Helps Your Child Reap Life’s Rewards
July 26, 2017

Are you confused about rewarding your kids as a parent or teacher?

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Helping Aggressive Toddlers – Applying Love and Logic® Skills
July 21, 2017

Join us for part 2 of our blog series on aggressive toddlers.

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Teen Parties
July 19, 2017

Delay your response, and then offer choices that fit your value system.

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Helping Aggressive Toddlers – There’s Good News!
July 14, 2017

Do you have an aggressive toddler? Join us and discover help for your aggressive toddler.

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Talking to Kids About Important Matters
July 12, 2017

The more words we use when kids are misbehaving or acting irresponsibly, the less effective we become.

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Don’t Raise an Entertainment Junkie
July 7, 2017

Children who’ve been constantly entertained grow into adults who are constantly bored.

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Classroom Management or Leadership?
June 28, 2017

Classroom management continues to be the biggest concern for teachers.

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Caught! What Do I Do Now?
June 21, 2017

There will never be enough rules, rewards, or consequences to get difficult kids to behave if the relationship is absent.

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Toxic Birthday Parties
June 14, 2017

Is it just me, or have children’s birthday parties gotten a bit out of hand?

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Parenting: Defiant Children
June 12, 2017

Defiance is incredibly frustrating and has the ability to shut down our effectiveness while pushing our buttons.

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The Answers to RAD & Other Disruptive Behavior Disorders
June 9, 2017

Gain skills that are research backed and proven to work with emotionally disturbed children.

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Privacy: How Much Should Kids Have?
June 7, 2017

It’s our job to do our best to know what’s going on in our children’s lives.

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Success with Strong-Willed Kids
June 5, 2017

Can you be successful parenting a strong-willed kid? Find out with Jim Fay!

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Why You Get Upset with Your Kids and What to do About It
June 2, 2017

Does it seem like you’re getting angry with your children or students all the time? Find the answers here.

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Building Constructive Classrooms on a Foundation of Love, Logic & Laughter
June 1, 2017

Polish and sharpen your teaching tools with Brenda Bird.

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4 Best Ways to Help with Bullying
May 31, 2017

Empower your kids with easy and effective tools to move them from victims to victors!

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The Teen Training Manual You Never Got
May 26, 2017

Get your teen to listen and take action, without nagging.

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The Challenge for Kids with Talent
May 24, 2017

Some of the brattiest kids I’ve ever met have been ones endowed with special gifts from birth. Why?

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Motivate to Educate
May 17, 2017

The #1 question on most teachers’ (and parents') mind is, “How do I motivate my child(ren)?”

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How Failure Can Lead to Success
May 10, 2017

Who are the most successful people you personally know? Have they always been successful, or have they experienced a good degree of failure?

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How to Deal with Bullying
May 3, 2017

Bullying hurts, and we want it to end right now. Despite this desire, the reality is that we all have only limited control over the world and how our children are treated by it.

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Motivating Kids to Learn
April 26, 2017

Olivia spends most of every school day sniffing her desk rather than completing assignments. Carson takes twenty-seven trips back and forth from the pencil sharpener.

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Is "I'm Sorry" Enough?
April 19, 2017

I'm asked quite often, "When my child misbehaves or causes a problem for someone, he's quick to say, 'I'm sorry.' Is that enough, or should he have a consequence?"

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Should Our Kids Like Each Other?
April 12, 2017

When it comes to sibling conflict, it’s common for all of us to focus on the wrong problem: Their relationship with each other rather than our relationship with them.

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Dealing with a Defiant Child
April 5, 2017

“What do you do when they say, ‘I’m not doing that! You can’t make me!’?”

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