The 7 Worst Mistakes Parents Make when Talking to Kids
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Every morning I seem to need to remind my son to refocus and finish his breakfast. There is a big time crunch and I find myself nagging him to finish his food. Turns out, this is not really a great thing; doing so can compel someone to do the opposite and can teach kids that reminders will come, so no need to track time themselves.
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Parenting is not the easiest job in the world. It wasn't that long ago that I was a kid myself and yet there are times I just have no idea who these little people are or what they're thinking. I am certain there have been more than a few times that I have not approached a conversation with my kids in the best way and I have a feeling there will be a few times more. Click through to read 7 mistakes parents (including me!) make when talking to their kids: - By Devan McGuinness


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