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Article posted: 7/13/2013 8:00 AM

How to keep your cool with your kids during the heat of summer

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Instead of getting frustrated when your child doesn't complete their chores, help them out and encourage them by saying it helps when two people work together.

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Parents can find relief by sending the kids to their grandparents for the day.

One suburban parent gets her peace and quiet when she takes her children to the library once a week to read and write. Bonus: it keeps their creativity flowing.

Give yourself a break by giving your children a big craft to do. Be creative by letting them use large boxes to build what they want with them.

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While the summer heat scorches the ground outside, the tension inside your house could reach new highs unless you stay calm, cool and collected with your kids. Here are some suggestions to reduce the stress.
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    • Instead of getting frustrated when your child doesn’t complete their chores, help them out and encourage them by saying it helps when two people work together.
    • Parents can find relief by sending the kids to their grandparents for the day.
    • One suburban parent gets her peace and quiet when she takes her children to the library once a week to read and write. Bonus: it keeps their creativity flowing.
    • Give yourself a break by giving your children a big craft to do. Be creative by letting them use large boxes to build what they want with them.
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