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    How To Raise Great Kids..

    Raising kids is hard enough as it is, throw in peers, technology, basically the entire 21st century, and it can be overwhelming, to say the least. I’m quite happy to accept all the help I can get! And I’ve recently received help from a wonderful book that was sent my way… There are some very interesting guidelines in the book How To Raise Great Kids – by Jim Gromer. For the purpose of this review, I am going to highlight just a few. Freebie “Starting today and every day moving forward, allow your kids to tell you anything at any time without getting into trouble.” Jim explains that by allowing…

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    Will My Children Always Talk to Me?

    I’ve been pondering this question for a while now. I suspect that, as my kids get older, they might not always want to tell me what’s on their hearts. Even now, while they are still very young, the news they share about their day at school or time they spent playing with friends are becoming more vague. I’m not sure if it’s because I’m nagging, and that bugs them; or maybe it’s just an age thing and part of them growing up and becoming more independent, and this means they share a little less. Whatever the reason… it bothers me! There was one incident in particular that stands out; I went to fetch Bum from school. I was a little…