Do Not Disturb The Family Peace

As you can imagine, sibling conflict is inevitable because unlike other relationships, your kids don’t choose each other. They are “thrown into” a relationship. Some siblings have lots of conflicts, some have none. Some have conflict with one sibling and not another. But all siblings have conflict. There is a way to avoid it but […]

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What Should Grandparents Do When Children Won’t Listen to Good Advice?

Q: We have ten grandchildren, spread between three of our kids. They all live within an hour’s drive, so we see them often. We want to be involved in their lives and to be good influences. Our problem is with the parents. None of them are receptive to any advice or information we try to […]

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Determinism Muddies Parental Judgement

As the current school year kicked off, I began hearing the same-old, same-old report from teachers and principals: children who have never lied. At least, that is what the parents of said children claim. When one of these highly-evolved kids is accused of misbehaving at school, his parents ask him for his side of the […]

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