Deborah Tyson


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Spontaneity and Parenting: A Tale of 12 Parenting Fails

It all started with one simple phrase  – ‘Let’s go out to breakfast!’  It was something our family hadn’t done in a long time and not since we’d become a family of 4. As the planner in the family, I started to create a master mental list of all the things we’d need for this […]

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Tiger Mom or Dolphin Mom?

It strikes me that if we want to raise the next generation of kids to be balanced, community minded, innovative and dare I say, happy — this sounds like a promising new direction for parents. The irony is that Dolphin parenting sounds like common sense.  It’s fascinating to me, both as a former educator and […]

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A Parent’s Guide to Finding your New Normal

Parenthood can turn your life upside down and inside out in ways that you never could have imagined.  As the saying goes, you can’t know what you don’t know.  So we all go into parenthood with grand hopes and dreams and come out the other side just trying to keep our heads above water at […]

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