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[9 Jan 2013 | | ]
Parents’ Propectives on What They Learned and Will do Differently After Their Expereince in A Life Skills Workshop

TweetShareThis article describes how parents felt after attending a life skills workshop. They shared their perspectives on changes they needed to make in regard to their relationship with their children. or especially the teenager.  Hopefully, this information will be absolutely beneficial as you work to bring stability to your household.  Every family is unique but faces similar issues. How you respond to those issues can lead to a fantastic outcome or a night mare. It’s up to you to make the right choice regardless of your situation. The parents that attended …

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[28 Dec 2012 | | ]
Parents Are Valuing Life Skills Strategies To Help Raise Their Children

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Listed below are comments from parents that attended a life skills workshop. We will continue to share with you parents perspectives on the values of attending a life skills workshop. We believe that our articles should contain information that reflects the challenges parents are facing with their children, especially parents with teenagers. 
Shawn’s Testimonial
“As a parent, I will work on listening to my children. I will work on yelling less to not at all. It was encouraging hearing suggestions in the …

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[18 Oct 2012 | | ]
Mistakes Parents Made with Their Children through Their Adolescence Years

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Parents, have you ever made mistakes with your children and wished you had handled the situations differently? I personally don’t know of a single parent that hasn’t made mistakes with their children.  I have counseled parents that deliberately hurt their children because of their own negative experiences during childhood. One thing I do know is that you can’t take back the mistakes but you can learn from them and make better choices in the future.  I encourage mothers and fathers to …

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[12 Oct 2012 | | ]
Parenting Advice Help Parents to Improve Their Parenting Skills

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Video:Parents and Teens Invest Wisely in Your Brain
Parents are constantly bombarded with opportunities to raise their children to become responsible adolescents and adults. However, fathers and mothers can’t escape the prospect of facing a rebellious child. There always seems to be one person within the family that creates more problems than the rest of the children if parents have more than one child. Sometimes hopelessness invades the mind of parents when the child’s behavior is chronic. Parents, you are not facing this …

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[25 Sep 2012 | | ]
Changes Mothers Need to Make to Improve Relationship with Teenagers

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Recently, I wrote an article regarding changes teenagers needed of their father to improve relationship. I thought it would also be interesting to evaluate how teenagers felt about their relationship with their mothers. Mothers are the greatest asset to the family.  I appreciate them greatly because moms bring a wealth of commitment, care and love to the family. Their energy fosters the right kind of family foundation. Every family needs emotional stability in the home. It’s amazing how many mothers multitask …

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[11 Sep 2012 | | ]
Parents  Feel  Angry, Betrayed, Disappointed and Hurt When Teenagers Don’t Tell the Truth

TweetShareParents Feel  Angry, Betrayed, Disappointed and Hurt When Teenagers Don’t Tell The Truth
Parenting teenagers can be very challenging sometimes as they seek their independence. Sometimes parents wonder did they received the right baby from the hospital because the child is disconnected from the family. It’s amazing as parents observe their children grow up they wonder what will they become as an adult. The greatest hope is for their teenagers to be protected from emotional scares and the desire for the youngsters to be very successful. Suddenly, a great storm arises …

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[25 Aug 2012 | | ]
Strategies Parents Can Use to Control Attitude and Temper

TweetShareListed below are simple strategies parents can use to control their feelings and emotions when faced with major obstacles.  If you are facing problems in a relationship; such as the workplace or with your children, these simple strategies will work.  Parents, you face many challenges every day whether you are a working mom or a stay at home mom or dad.
Parents, it is very important to understand the magnitude of the daily challenges you face. If you deal with them improperly, you can damage your relationship with your teenager and …

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[11 Aug 2012 | | ]
Why Children Don’t Tell Parents The Truth When in Trouble

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 During a workshop, parents had a wonderful dialog as to why children don’t tell the truth when they are in trouble. It was amazing to know parents had some ideas to why their children held the truth from them. It’s was easy for parents to share their thoughts in small groups, but it’s not easy to share their feelings when interacting with their children.  Here are several parents’ perspectives as to “Why Children Don’t Tell Parents the Truth When They Are …

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[22 Jun 2010 | | ]
Parents Share Reasons They Love Their Children

TweetShareThis article is about parents sharing reasons they love their children. Each parent wrote, discussed and reflected on “Why do you Love your children?” The names were changed and their responses are listed below.
 

Ester’s Testimonial
1.      I love how they are spontaneous
2.      I love how creative they are
3.      I love how loving they can be and how they show it
4.      I love how they are there for each other.  They may have fights but in the end they have each other’s backs.
5.      I love to see them laugh together
6.      I love …

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[16 May 2010 | | ]
Parent Acknowledges She Never Wanted to Control Her Attitude

TweetShareThis post is about Shirley, a parent, who never wanted to control her attitude.  Shirley’s attitude negatively impacted her relationship with her children.
Shirley’s Testimonial
“The life skills workshop impacted my life because it helped me to learn how to control my attitude and temper. Before, I never liked to control my attitude.  Before learning to control my attitude, I would be frustrated with everything!  Now I don’t feel that way.  I am able to bask in the great feeling I have when I control my attitude. It makes me feel better. …