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Sound Parent

Sound Parent, based in Bainbridge Island, Washington, is a parent coaching service, which is known nationally for its effectiveness. It caters to parents who feel hopeless, discouraged, confused, or overwhelmed due their problems with their children. Through parent coaching, a parent is helped to understand her present situation, identify what is working, and set goals More »

Are Western Parents Too Soft?

Recently I have been listening to the audio book version of Battle Hymn of the Tiger Mother by Amy Chua and it got me thinking about how I parent and how we parent as a whole in the United States. I have long been looked at by my peers as a “strict” mother. After listening to Amy Chua’s book More »

Issues That Make Substance Abuse Among the Youth More Problematic

Substance abuse is a serious problem in the community. Whether people are experimenting with drugs or alcohol, their lives are adversely affected by these substances. Unfortunately, many young people are also involved in such issues. What makes these problems even worse amongst this younger population? Many People Involved At a young age, people are generally More »