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    Parent connection

    Perhaps many parents have made their New Year's resolutions by now and simply want to do 2014 right as a mom or dad. Good for these parents who realize you don't have to be perfect in the realm of child-rearing—just responsible, loving, and giving it your best.

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    Why bother? Nothing works anyway

    By Bryan Greeson

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    Taking responsibility in 2013

    Most folks either see the glass as half empty or half full. I have always been the latter, but on this the first day of 2013, I'll admit I'm not feeling very optimistic about what the New Year may bring to our nation.

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    Bullying even affects adults

    Children bullying other children continues to be on the minds of mental health professionals, the media, parents and of course -- kids. Recent news of kids allegedly bullying an adult bus monitor reminds us that it isn't just kids bullying other kids

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    Back to School

    Oh where did the summer go? Here is my "back to school checklist" for all you parents arranging carpools, buying new kids' clothes and hoping this is the year your rising 6th grader doesn't lose his bookbag:

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    Get a handle on social networks

    When I began writing Parent Connection many years ago, it was my goal to stay organized. There were notes to save, tax deductions to record and monthly invoices to file. I continue to keep an index of all columns (690 to date) right here on my desktop.

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    Supervise from a distance

    Summertime brings about plenty of opportunity for kids to play together. This is certainly a good thing, but what most moms and dads long for is that their children are playing well together. You know, without all of the fussing, arguing, name calling and

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    Limits of tolerance

    Years ago I conducted a training program for teachers in how to better gain a grip on the issue of student misbehavior. A series of videotapes led into discussion, strategic planning, and then implementing a plan of action. It was actually a pretty effect

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    Children and unsupervised fun

    When you've worked in the children business for decades you can't help but notice children in action. My latest experience not only caught my eye but engaged my brain for a bit as well.

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    Are you facing parental burnout?

    Burnout. It happens in careers, with relationships, or for some, just day-to-day living. Burnout results from becoming tired of the same old issues, problems or even the things or activities one used to enjoy. You can be the most loving, responsible and c

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