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More Isn’t Better. Simplify Your Family Life With Less

In the evenings, my three older kids are getting old enough that they can put on their own pajamas. And they can brush their teeth with some supervision. In fact, after having three kids in two and a half years, and then adding a fourth a few years later, we’ve felt a little spoiled with …

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Your kids want to talk to you. 10 tips for better communication

Nearly every day one of my preschool-aged twins attempt to tell me something that sounds like “smeilfehaseif”. Over and over I ask, “What are you saying?” After the third or fourth time, my son usually grunts in frustration and then yells his unknown request one more time. Even my six-year-old has been known to jump …

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