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Parenting: How To Tell Your Child To Do Homework

What You Say To A Child About Homework: A Famous Example In Barack Obama’s memoir Dreams From My Father, he writes about growing up in Indonesia:  “…five days a week (my mother) came into my room at four in the … Continue reading

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Sample Congratulations Messages

What You Say When You Write A Letter Of Congratulations Edited by Gene Griessman, Ph.D. Here is a sample letter of congratulations written by family member that can be adapted to many situations.   You can well imagine how this message … Continue reading

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Ways To Say No–In Person And In Your Letters

What You Say: Ways To Say “No” by Gene Griessman, Ph.D.       If you need to write a rejection letter or get rid of a persistent salesman or want to teach your teenager to say No to drugs, … Continue reading

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POSITIVE PARENTING: COMMAND BUT DON’T EXPLAI

A Parenting Tip From John Gray, Ph.D., author of “Men Are From Mars, Women Are From Venus” What to say to a child when she resists your wishes. Parents make a mistake when they justify their commands with explanations.  If … Continue reading

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