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By Joey and Carla LinkMarch 30, 2022 I remember a time when I reminded one of my girls once again to get her chores done and her response was, “I know, I know.” I thought if she already knew, why wasn’t it done? In the last 24 hours how many times have you heard your […]

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When Your Kids “Talk Trash”

By Joey and Carla LinkMarch 23, 2022 Trash talk. It’s another way of saying “swearing”, or “talking like a sailor”, or “foul language” and the list goes on and on. When we were growing up, even though we lived hundreds of miles apart, we both got in trouble for saying “golly” and “gosh darn” because […]

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I Don’t Want To!

By Joey and Carla LinkMarch 16, 2022 As a parent, you have likely heard your kids say, “It’s not fair” or “You can’t make me.” In our book, “Why Can’t I Get My Kids to Behave”, I (Joey) tell a story about the time when I was 12 and playing in Little League baseball. I […]

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Practicing What You Preach

By Joey and Carla LinkMarch 9, 2022 Have you ever heard the phrase “caught between a rock and a hard place”? Parents often find themselves there, when everywhere they turn they run into a stone wall. We all speed when driving our cars. I think the first words out of our mouths when we gave […]

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The Passive, or Quietly Rebellious Child

By Joey and Carla LinkMarch 2, 2022 We were visiting friends who had 3 children. The kids were told to get their pj’s on and get in bed with lights out and Mom and Dad would come in to tuck them in. When Mom came back from doing this, Dad asked her why the light […]

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