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6 Tips to Avoid Hurt Feelings on Valentine's Day

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Listen to Your Child

Whenever children come home with hurt feelings, it's important to listen carefully to what they have to say and let them know that you respect what they are feeling. Sometimes, in an effort to make children feel better, we end up inadvertently minimizing or dismissing their feelings.

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