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Choices Should Not Be Threats

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The Kid’s Corral incorporates the research-based discipline approaches from the Love and Logic programs.  Below is an excellent article from Charles Fay. Choices Should Not Be Threats February 9, 2024 If you have a strong-willed child, you probably have sensed how much they love control. In fact, the control needs of these kids are so… continue reading »

The Kid’s Corral incorporates the research-based discipline approaches from the Love and Logic programs.  Below is an excellent article from Jim Fay.

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Parents across the country increasingly are describing the same problem—kids who argue, roll their eyes, complain, and even refuse to do what their parents ask! One mother commented, “Every time I say something to my thirteen-year-old, she gets snippy and says, “Whatever!” There’s good news! The following four commonsense tips for raising respectful kids are… continue reading »

The Kid’s Corral incorporates the research-based discipline approaches from the Love and Logic programs. 

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Helping Kids Make Good Decisions Kids face more life-and-death decisions today than ever before. They are being challenged at earlier ages with scarier choices about drugs, alcohol, sex, and violence. Clearly, most children are growing up in a more challenging world than we ever imagined, and the consequences of their mistakes are more serious than… continue reading »

Helping Aggressive Toddlers – There’s Good News!

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The Kid’s Corral incorporates the research-based discipline approaches from the Love and Logic programs.  Below is an excellent article from Jim Fay. Helping Aggressive Toddlers – There’s Good News! June 3, 2021 Aggressive behavior in toddlers is a concern for parents today. In this first blog post of a two-part series, we will address basic… continue reading »

The Kid’s Corral incorporates the research-based discipline approaches from the Love and Logic programs.  Below is an excellent article from Jim Fay.

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Tantrum-free Shopping with Your Kids January 13, 2023 Recently we had a customer who called in desperation about how to handle their child in the checkout line at a store. Many parents have experienced embarrassing episodes such as this, causing them to feel anxious about going to the store with their kids. They simply dread… continue reading »

Using and Modeling Empathy

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The Kid’s Corral incorporates the research-based discipline approaches from the Love and Logic programs.  Below is an excellent article from Jim Fay. Using and Modeling Empathy January 13, 2023 Using empathy is at the heart of Love and Logic, and we have two rules for when to use empathy. First, when kids make a problem… continue reading »

Chores: Why Kids Need Them

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The Kid’s Corral incorporates the research-based discipline approaches from the Love and Logic programs.   Chores: Why Kids Need Them Chores can provide kids with opportunities to learn important lessons about responsibility, perseverance, and humility. Over the years, we have learned that children who contribute to the family, without reminders or pay, are far more likely… continue reading »

Am I Selfish for Taking Care of Myself?

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The Kid’s Corral incorporates the research-based discipline approaches from the Love and Logic programs.   Am I Selfish for Taking Care of Myself? First, I want to give a very complex answer to this question:  No! No, it’s not selfish to take good care of yourself. It’s smart. But since they expect me to make this… continue reading »

Helping Kids Protect Themselves from Bullying

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The Kid’s Corral incorporates the research-based discipline approaches from the Love and Logic programs.   Helping Kids Protect Themselves from Bullying FEBRUARY 17, 2023 All too often we hear in the news of tragic events involving kids who have been bullied. This week we will review a few specific recommendations that Love and Logic has developed… continue reading »

The Importance of Preschool Education: Setting the Foundation for Success

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Preschool education is often overlooked or undervalued, but its importance cannot be overstated. It serves as the foundation for a child’s educational journey, setting them up for success in the years to come. Research has consistently shown that children who attend high-quality preschool programs have better academic, social, and emotional outcomes compared to those who… continue reading »