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On Manners and "Parentspeak" | Atlanta Area Moms Blog

On Manners and “Parentspeak”

I recently read an article in the Wall Street Journal, a generally reliable source of information, but I have to say that in this instance I just Do. Not. Agree. The article, “The Wrong Way to Speak to Children”, warns against parentspeak and the predictable way that we talk to our children. Giving and teaching coined responses to everyday […]

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Teenagers : Know Your Audience | Atlanta Area Moms Blog

Teenagers: Know Your Audience

Do you have a topic (or five) that you don’t really want to hear about? For example, I am not a fan of bathroom humor. I don’t know why this topic bothers me, but it does. I don’t think less of someone who thinks it’s hilarious (my husband, for example) but I don’t think it’s […]

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