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Dr. Randy Cale’s Terrific Parenting: The lazy and unmotivated. What to do?
I don’t think it’s a secret that our kids would rather be doing things other than homework or chores – but how are we suppose to handle kids who just don’t do them? Dr. Randy Cale – a parenting expert, author, speaker and licensed psychologist, shares his thoughts on how you can motive your child. Read the article here.
Avoid Parenting Burnout by Limiting Your Options
Parenting, as rewarding as it can be, can be stressful and led parents to burnout. So how do we avoid overdoing it? Lifehacker’s Parenting Editor Michelle Woo shares her experience with decision fatigue and how parents everywhere can avoid its perils. Read the article here.
My Mom Is Burying My Children in Toys
At some point, enough if enough! If your struggling to keep your head above water in a sea of your children’s toys, don’t worry you’re not alone. Slate’s Care and Feeding column tackles how you can stop your relatives from making the problem worse. Read the article here.
19 Awesome Parenting Quotes From Ashton Kutcher
Celebrities, they’re just like us – right? With actor Ashton Kutcher turning 40 this week, the Huffington Post took a look at some of his quotes on parenting. You might find that you have more in common with Ashton than you think. Read the article here.