The Happy Libertarian
By The Happy Libertarian
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The world is weird and people are wild, but we can still make principled choices for everyone's freedom. I talk about everything from homeschooling to human trafficking and lots in between. And we do it with a smile, because we are always free to be happy.
||CleanHow to Embrace Your Role as Parent||[Week 26 of 52 Weeks to a Better Relationship With Your Child] No one is prepared to be a parent There is nothing quite like parenting to expose our weaknesses and flaws. Every strength we thought we had is challenged. Every selfishness will be revealed||4/17/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanHow to Help a Child Who Feels Rejected by Friends||[Week 25 of 52 Weeks to a Better Relationship With Your Child] Helping your child ask the important questions Learning about friendship can be traumatic for children. A parent who can blend compassion with problem solving will have the undying gratitude||4/10/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanHelping Children Set Good Personal Goals||[Week 24 of 52 Weeks to a Better Relationship With Your Child] The goal of a good system There has been a lot of talk lately about goals versus systems. Many times goals are thought of as something reached at an endpoint, something that can be checked o||4/3/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanGuidelines for Children’s Privacy in the Family||[Week 23 of 52 Weeks to a Better Relationship With Your Child] Why toddlers don’t have privacy rights I have never met a toddler I could trust. That doesn’t mean they don’t have their endearing moments of (apparently) supreme thoughtful||3/27/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanHelp Your Child Get a Grip on Teasing||[Week 22 of 52 Weeks to a Better Relationship With Your Child] Why do people tease each other? Teasing is not something unique to the world of children. In fact, my husband teases me a lot. When trying to understand teasing, we really need to look at ea||3/19/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanHow to Fine Tune Your Child’s Sense of Fairness||[Week 21 of 52 Weeks to a Better Relationship With Your Child] Why do children say its not fair? The claim, “That’s not fair!” will almost certainly come out of a child’s mouth at some point. A parent should be prepared to respond||3/12/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanHow to Get Your Children to Do Chores Cheerfully||[Week 20 of 52 Weeks to a Better Relationship With Your Child] Your first secret weapon is your own attitude My children have good memories of chore time. In fact, so do I. I believe there are two main reasons why. I approached chore time with a cheerfu||3/5/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean5 Distortions About Sharing That Parents Need to Understand||[Week 19 of 52 Weeks to a Better Relationship With Your Child] The wrong approach to sharing can strain a parent-child relationship. The definition of share, whether a noun or a verb, implies both ownership and voluntary action. Understanding ownership||2/26/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanHow to Make Music a Great Part of Your Parent-Child Relationship||[Week 18 of 52 Weeks to a Better Relationship With Your Child] Harnessing music for family relationships You can avoid the stereotypical musical clash between generations. This is important because music is an important mode of expression and an integra||2/19/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanHow to be Your Child’s Preferred Friendship Coach||[Week 17 of 52 Weeks to a Better Relationship With Your Child] How to feed a relationship If you think it is normal for children to disregard parental concerns about friendships, I have some good news for you. A whole lot depends on the groundwork of tr||2/12/2018||Free||View in iTunes|