Encouraging Children to More Positive Behavior – Step 3.

  The most effective way to influence behaviour is through encouragement.  To clarify, however, encouragement is not about being permissive or letting children “get away” with things. Sometimes encouragement has to come in the form of being firm with children.  Children need structure and they need limits. Without them, they…

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The Joy of Family Meetings

With the start of the school year, comes more organized activities and less time to spend together as a family.  A great way to keep up with everyone’s schedules and create some “family” time is to hold family meetings.  Regular family meetings provide the opportunity for planning, problem solving, job…

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