Category Archives: Parent

Stop Cain and Abel From Entering Your Family- Have Family Meetings with Kids

Family meetings are an excellent tool to listen to both sides of a sibling argument. They provide a safe arena where you can impose rules about each person taking a turn to express his or her viewpoint. Continue reading

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What Check List Do You Or Your Midlife siblings need during summer visit to aging parents?

Here is a checklist for midlife siblings to take , on your summer visit I have given you ten red flags to watch for when you spend time with aging parents. This means you may have to get out your magnifying glass, like Sherlock Holmes, and really look for clues. Continue reading

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What Is a Sibling Family Meeting? Fast Flash Directions

A sibling family meeting is a conference between sibling to solve large or small sibling problems . Continue reading

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What is the Go Around Technique ?- A Great Tool for Kid family meetings

Family meetings give parents an excellent tool to listen to both sides of a sibling argument. They provide a safe arena where you can impose rules about each person taking a turn to express his or her viewpoint. Continue reading

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Do you have kids/twins who are sick? Have a Sister

Last week my daughter Kali twin son’s came down with foot mouth and hand disease Their nanny went to a family wedding in Maryland. Now one twin just came down with an ear infection last night. On top of that their dogs were both sprayed by skunks last night requiring bathing the animals in a noxious mixture to get rid of the smell. What to do? Have a sister. Continue reading

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How to Avoid Sibling Wars With Your Kids- Family Meetings

Family meetings are an excellent tool for letting you listen to both sides of a sibling argument. They provide a safe arena where you can impose rules about each person taking a turn to express his or her viewpoint. Continue reading

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Mother’s Day Gifts from Kid Siblings- Homemade and Priceless

What are some great home made gifts that young siblings can make for mother’s day- for either Mom or Grandma ? Continue reading

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