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Marriage IS Parenting: Show them how to be a pro: Part 2

Marriage IS Parenting: Show them how to be a pro: Part 2 Leveraging Healthy and Unhealthy Parenting Examples If you read Part 1 of this post, you know that personality type always throws a wild card into the mix. So now you have the wild card of your personality and the wild card of your …

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Marriage IS Parenting: Show them how to be a pro: Part 1

The Personality Wild Card Someone once asked me, “How often do you fight with your spouse?” After almost 15 years of marriage, you’d think it would be easy, but I could not think of a single incident I would qualify as a fight. I’ve never yelled at my husband, and very rarely have I lobbed …

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No Words Required: The Listening Puzzle

I admit it. This seems crazy and a bit of an exaggeration: Researchers say that the average parent spends less than 30 seconds per day deeply listening to their children. Grandparents are somewhat better, but that statistic has got to send a shock wave of disbelief through all of us. Deep listening, the type of …

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