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How to Get your Siblings to get Along

As much as we want our kids to get along, the truth is, all siblings fight. It can be exhausting trying to keep things calm. Noël Janis-Norton, author of Calmer, Easier, Happier Parenting, sheds light on creating peace between siblings–by staying out it!

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How to Say “No” to Your Kids and Why They’ll Thank You Later

No one enjoys saying “No” to their kids – the tantrums, the whining – it can be tempting to just give in. But what does giving in really teach our children? Child development and behavioral specialist Betsy Brown Braun explains how best to say “No” and why your children will reap the benefits in the long term.

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Battling the Forces of Entitlement

Do you ever feel you’re raising a tyrant whose every sentence ends in “I want it!”? Sociologist Dr. Christine Carter from the Greater Good Science Center shares useful advice on how to end the great entitlement battle.

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When Regression Comes with a New Sibling

Is your child regressing with the arrival of the new sibling? Dr. Laura Kauffman shares her tips on how to make the sibling transition a positive one.

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Fighting in Front of the Kids?

Should parents argue in front of their kids or keep it behind closed doors? Could there be any benefit for the little ones to witness parental conflict? Judith Sherven, PhD, an expert in conflict resolution, helps us work it out.

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Children with Explosive Temperaments

Has your child been described as angry, defiant, or oppositional? Read on to hear from Dr. Ross Greene, Harvard child psychologist, on his tips and insight to help guide parents guide their children.

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Learning to Fight Fair

Grown-ups have a hard enough time fighting fair, so what do we do to help our kids deploy problem-solving skills? Dr. Heather Turgeon shares some valuable tools for helping our kids solve conflict.

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Four Tips to Defeat Back Talk and Sass

Is the back talk and sass emanating from your precious child’s mouth getting you down? Dr. Michele Borba shares four doable tips to turn that bad attitude around!

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Nightmares

Are frights waking your child up in the night? We hear from two sleep experts, Jennifer Waldburger of Sleepy Planet, and Noel Janis-Norton of The New Learning Centre, about their take on how to help our children grapple with those horrible night-triggered fears.

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Cultivating Kindness in Our Kids

Have an aggressive kid? Dr. Beth Onufrak offers rich and deep information on what drives kids to be more domineering than others, and how to guide them towards kindness.

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