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Why Balanced Parenting?

Raising a family involves many delicate balancing acts.  Here are a couple of the most prominent aspects.

The balance of POWER between parents and children is an essential balancing act.  Children attempt to gain power by acting out, but actually need their parents to maintain the power within the relationship in order to feel safe and secure. 

Another delicate balance to be maintained within a family involves the level of selflessness and selfishness of the parents.  I believe there is a level of healthy selfishness that, if done right, can actually be a wonderful way to model healthy relationships for children.

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