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It's a sunny, spring afternoon and Holly Spriggs and her teenage son, Sawyer Michaud, are digging around in her giant garden outside of Lander, Wyo.

"We're working on planting some potatoes and onions before we get some moisture here," she says. 

Spriggs is having a great time, but Sawyer would rather be snowmobiling.

Grandparenting

May 9, 2018

Being a grandparent is a marvelous gift.  

What can you do to prepare your children to live in a dangerous world?

Pornography is everywhere these days.  What impact does this have on young people?

Resolutions

Dec 21, 2017

Here's some resolutions that won't cost you a dime and may make a big difference in your live and the lives of your children.

Contribution

Dec 21, 2017

Some suggestions for helping children develop empathy and a desire to help others.

Creativity Killers

Dec 21, 2017

Creativity can be messy and parents inadvertently do a number of things that can quench it.  

Gratitude

Dec 21, 2017

The Holidays can be an opportunity to learn and practice something we should enjoy all year long:  gratitude.

Firm Or Harsh

Dec 21, 2017

Here's the difference between respectful firmness and harshness.

The Empty Nest

Apr 3, 2017

Coping when the kids go away.

Sometimes, kids just need permission to have the feelings they have.  Here's why.

What happens when children raised with Positive Discipline go out into the world.

Anxious Children

Feb 23, 2017

Does your child need help to conquer anxiety?

Are you and your child really listening to each other?

According to Cheryl Erwin, you won't find what your kid needs at the mall.

Time Out

Dec 9, 2016

Some suggestions on how to use positive time out wisely and effectively.

Shame

Dec 2, 2016

Research today tells us that shame is harmful to children and teaches nothing positive or helpful.

Thanksgiving And Kids

Nov 23, 2016

Helping kids learn the true meaning of Thanksgiving.

Behavior

Nov 10, 2016

Why do kids behave like that?"

If you frequently find yourself toe to toe with a child whose plan seems to be different than yours, here are some suggestions for creating more cooperation.

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