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#HolidayCalm

#HolidayCalm

Our focus for the month of December is #Calm. This month can feel harried and crazy, even if it is filled with stuff we really want to do. And of course, every month has bits and pieces of things that...

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Too much stuff

Too much stuff

Welcome to May! As we move on from our month of reducing, reusing and recycling, we are moving to a month devoted to clearing out the clutter; #TooMuchStuff. Our belief at Parenting Power is simple: You build a child from...

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20Mar No Comments
What does your child pay for (and how)?

What does your child pay for (and how)?

When we talk about teaching life skills, we have to talk about money. There is no question that our kids are learning about money at a very early age. They hear us discussing what we can and can't afford. They...

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28Feb No Comments
Can you go a week without buying stuff?

Can you go a week without buying stuff?

Buying things for our kids is often about making the moment easier or keeping them content. In a recent Globe and Mail article, Becky Blair talks about buying "seemingly healthy fast foods" for her kids. "Once I get home and...

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18Dec No Comments
Does your language teach gratitude?

Does your language teach gratitude?

This month, we've been talking about gratitude - living it and teaching it to our children. We've talked about gratitude for stuff and situations. Today, we go a bit deeper - we are focusing on gratitude for who we are...

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11Dec No Comments
Exactly why do you need that new phone?

Exactly why do you need that new phone?

The papers are getting fatter (we still get an actual newspaper - do you?) Oodles of flyers keep telling us all the new things that we need, or that our significant others need in order to make themselves happy. This...

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Do you know what you have?

Do you know what you have?

This month, we are focusing on gratitude. So many parents ask us how they can teach their kids about gratitude. The reality is, our kids learn what they live. If we want them to know gratitude, we need to model...

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