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My goal in writing this blog is to help parents keep their kids safe. I’m going to share what I’ve learned in the last 25 years of working with traumatized kids and what I am continuing to learn as a parent and a grandparent.

The Dangers of Old Tires

The Dangers of Old Tires

If you can’t empty an old tire and it is stored or dumped outside, it will fill with water and leaves, stay warm and become the ideal mosquito incubator.

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The Lonely Barbie Doll

The Lonely Barbie Doll

So, Barbie may be more popular than ever, but anyone who sees herself as “the chubby Barbie” won’t like herself at all.

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Banned: A Safe Place to Talk?

Banned: A Safe Place to Talk?

If your teen needs to blow off steam about someone who’s bugging them, are you willing to be the safe place where they can talk without hurting others?

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Is There an IDEAL Way to Discipline Your Kids?

Is There an IDEAL Way to Discipline Your Kids?

Different parents have differing ways of disciplining their kids. You may have had an abrupt awakening to this fact of life when you discovered that your spouse came from a family where the first response to a child’s refusal to obey was to spank—and you came from a family that used timeouts or other methods.

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What to Read This Summer?

What to Read This Summer?

What could you and your teen read this summer that will promote some meaningful conversations – and not bore either of you to tears?

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Since 1992, Dr. Robinson has worked in a variety counseling positions. She is also a popular author and speaker on topics ranging from childhood development and sexuality, teen issues, family dynamics including caring for elderly relatives, and church resources for families.

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