Category Archives: consequences

Response to Kids’ Misbehavior: “Good Old Days” vs. Now

Your great-grandparents probably committed childhood acts that would be prosecuted as crimes these days. Today even common childish behavior is being criminalized. Time to compare. Continue reading

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100 Companies Selling U.S. Made Products Only

Consumer demand for cheaply priced clothes and other goods is directly related to horrors like the recent garment factory fire in Bangladesh that killed over 800. How we shop can change that. Here are over 100 links to companies that keep all production in the United States, Continue reading

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Changing The World One Choice At A Time

Small everyday choices are values elevated to action. Continue reading

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Don’t Deprive Kids Of Risk

Say yes to more challenges. Continue reading

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Pride Goeth Before Tiny Bite Marks

Perfect parenting+biting child. Continue reading

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We Choose Our Own Role Models

Our childhood role models play a part in shaping who we become. Continue reading

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Natural Antidote To Bullying

Free play in nature builds cooperation, self-control, and appropriate risk-taking—exactly what’s needed to bully-proof our kids. Continue reading

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