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Over and over again, I have parents ask how to get your kids to listen without yelling. Kids don't listen. Parents repeat themselves again and again. Tensions mount and then they yell. Kids get upset and feel as though the parent has been mean. The parents are beyond frustrated because they feel they've approached the situation with consideration, been ignored, and then been … [Read more...] about How to Get Your Kids to Listen Without Yelling
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