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I think a key point that I didn't see being touched on is, what is wrong with telling them the truth about why you want them to do or not do something. I agree with everyone that says, telling your kids a lie about a monster getting them or that the police will get them, will possibly lead your child to believe lying is okay to get what you want and also ...


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I believe that there is in fact no yes or no answer, primarily because every child is an individual and learns, in the holistic sense, what they learn in the way that they as individuals learn. Perhaps "Pigeon Holing" all children into the "one-child" is more harmful that any such "fright", I doubt that any person can say with certainty. Additionally it ...


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If you know your kids sleep schedules and how long they sleep for then schedule an in-house date night during that time. The key to any date is ambiance, even if its a take-out from the local cheapie diner/chicken shack/kebab shop if you take the time to make the table, put candles and cutlery out, lower the lights, put on the walrus of luuuuve then you can ...


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At the risk of sounding trite - I think it's not so much about what you do, rather about how you do it, and the fact that you take time to think about what to do, and do it together. Yes, certain activites are difficult / impossible at the moment (romantic weekend for two in Paris, day-long motorcycle rides etc). Still, there is a lot you can do together ...



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