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Raising Kids of Character

Air Date 12/02/2017

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Parents often don't have a plan for addressing and correcting their children's undesirable behavior. Dr. Todd Cartmell discusses practical tools parents can use and outlines a three-step process that can help transform their interactions with their kids.

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    Free Audio Download: "Raising Teachable Kids"

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    With a little intentionality, you can raise great kids! Child psychologist and author Dr. Todd Cartmell offers parents practical advice and encouragement in a discussion based on his book 8 Simple Tools for Raising Great Kids.

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    7 Traits of Effective Parenting Assessment

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    Good parents aren't perfect. And that's okay. There's no formula to follow, but there are ways you can grow every day. This assessment gives parents an honest look at their unique strengths, plus some areas that could use a little help.

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    Dwelling on truth will help your child make wiser choices and discover better solutions to the challenges she faces.

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Todd Cartmell

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Dr. Todd Cartmell is a child psychologist who's been working with children, teens and their families for about 20 years at his clinical practice in Wheaton, Ill. He's a popular public speaker, a parenting workshop presenter and the author of seven books including 8 Simple Tools for Raising Great Kids, Raising Flexible Kids and Project Dad: The Complete Do-It-Yourself-Guide for Becoming a Great Father. Todd and his wife, Lora, have two grown sons. You can learn more about Todd by visiting his blog.