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good cop bad cop show guests, Marti & Erin

Mom Enough hosts Marti & Erin have heard from a lot of parents who get frustrated with always being the disciplinarian (bad cop) while their partner is the “fun parent” (good cop). In fact, Marti & Erin occasionally have complained that they more often get stuck in the “tough guy” role of bad cop than…

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medicating children guest Dr. Elizabeth Reeve

As parents, we often have strong reactions to the idea of medicating children because of emotional or behavioral problems. But, as this week’s Mom Enough guest knows, medicating children sometimes can free them to learn and play and thrive. Child and adolescent psychiatrist Dr. Elizabeth Reeve joins Marti & Erin for a thoughtful and informative discussion…

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KARE_battling backtalk

When we become parents, we bring our own family history and childrearing beliefs with us, so it’s no surprise that couples often disagree about the best way to raise their children. But those disagreements can take a toll on children and on the parents’ relationship.   So what does it take to work through those…

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Author Paul Tough on Mom Enough

We all want our children to succeed in school and life, but the qualities we think are most important are not always what matter most. After years of writing about education and child development for New York Times Magazine and other major publications, Paul Tough set out to learn from researchers and educators throughout the…

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Strib_Nonmaterialistic trip

Check out Gail Rosenblum‘s interesting column about six thoughtful families who are taking a new, nonmaterialistic approach to spring break. Gail cites in her Star Tribune column Mom Enough and our recent interview with Nathan Dungan from Share Save Spend.   For Gail’s “Families take break from spring vacation expectations” column, click here. For Nathan’s…

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