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Can you attend this parenting workshop next Thursday?

I’ll be speaking at Gladstone Secondary School in Vancouver on Jan 22 at 6pm. My 2 hour Blissful Parenting Workshop will help you come up with new personalized solutions for any child behavior issue you are currently experiencing.

http://www.blissfulparenting.com/blissful-parenting-workshop

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Amazon Best Selling author, daddy blogger, social media personality and dad, Ricky Shetty has been documenting his journey through fatherhood since December 2012 on his blog, DaddyBlogger.ca.

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While it might seem like a medieval tradition, a family code of honor might be just what families need in order to successfully survive in this modern world. Developing a family code of honor is a process that occurs over time, changes with the needs and structure of the family, and is an effective tool for reducing family conflicts and frustrations. The code is basically an agreed upon set of rules by which the family members agree to abide. It helps to guide the behaviors of family members in respectful and cooperative ways.

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family-meetings

Modern families often look more like individuals who share the same last name and address, but don’t really live as a unified and supportive group. The demands of hectic schedules and busy lives can mean that it is difficult to find time to spend together, and it spirals into disconnect among family members. Family meetings are great ways for families who are busy to still remain connected and work like a team.

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Have you ever tried to communicate something you your child and felt like they were not hearing you? You might have even been trying to explain something simple but all you got back was alot of resistance and argument. This article explains the “skill of using questions” in your communication to avoid conflict and back talk.

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Parenting is one of the most important jobs a person can ever have, and performing that job well is no easy task. One effective parenting strategy is to create balance. This balance needs to be a mix of firmness and kindness, drawing from the benefits of both. While some people might tend to naturally be more controlling and strict, others might come into parenthood with few boundaries and even fewer rules or expectations. Striking a balance can be difficult, but doing so will provide an atmosphere where children can thrive and succeed.

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An effective parenting strategy is to train children how to learn from their mistakes. This is really a life skill that can be taught to children of various ages, in age appropriate circumstances. While this parenting strategy may be challenging for some parents to embrace, taking small steps will help the learning process for both children and parents.

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Have you ever had difficulty communicating with your children? Ever been faced with a “blank stare” or “out-of-control” behavior that did not seem to fit as a reaction to you what said? Is it possible that what you said is not EXACTLY what they heard? Clear communication between parents and children includes more than parents just dictating directions and expecting children to follow them.

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Have you ever experienced the stress of dealing with behavior that is out-of-control? Have you ever noticed that using time-outs and punishments can actually make the behavior even worse? Read further to discover how you can use positive methods to keep yourself calm and give yourself the ability to engage with your children in a way that will calm them down too!

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