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Leah’s Story

After adopting Leah out of foster care, her mom and dad became concerned that their 3-year-old daughter displayed little concern for her own safety. Leah would leap into traffic and disappear in a crowd, she pushed limits and would become upset when not given her way. Leah's tantrums would result in hitting, kicking, and screaming and her behaviors caused her to be removed from daycare. Leah's...

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Norma’s Story

Norma, a mother of three children was regularly fighting with her 6-year-old son, Nate, and was struggling to communicate with her 14-year-old son, Chris. However, things started to look up when Norma began doing the Positive Parenting Program (Triple P). It’s the simple strategies that have helped transform her family, she says; using time-out effectively, knowing when she needs to take time...

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Drew’s Story

Drew’s parents were at their wit's end. The school had been calling mom every day, asking her to pick up her 10-year-old son because of behavior problems; it had gotten so bad she had to quit her job. Drew refused to go to school, to do any homework, and refused to help with household chores. He was sleeping wherever he wanted in the house, sometimes in the living room and sometimes with mom and...

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