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Mariah Dolenc: Woman, Thinker, Writer, Creator

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How To Discipline Without Punishing

Lessons in Parenthood: Week 15 I don’t believe in punishing children. I don’t believe in making them feel bad about themselves or what they’ve done. I believe in construction. I believe that punishment only serves as a way for me to vent my anger and frustration while I tamper with my child’s ability to use […]

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What Kids Say

Olivia is now the age that she is saying the most hilarious things. Good and bad. Some include, “Holy cwap!” “What the devil?” “Mami! Come here NOW!” “You did a great job, Mami.” It’s hard to keep a straight face when these words come out so passionately of a 2-year-old’s mouth. Sometimes I laugh hard […]

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