ParentMagic Inc. Release Article "Parenting The Dream vs. Reality" for Online Publication in June 2013

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ParentMagic Inc. releases an article for parents each month. The June 2013 article titled, "Parenting The Dream vs. Reality" was published for newsletter subscribers and on the 123 Magic Parenting website.

A lot of bad parenting, as well as abusive parenting, starts with frustrated expectations.

ParentMagic Inc. is proud to publish the June 2013 article titled "Parenting The Dream vs. Reality". The article focuses on setting appropriate expectations for parents. The focus of ParentMagic Inc. and 1-2-3 Magic is building healthy relationships between parents and children by setting up clear consequences.

The article states:

"A lot of bad parenting, as well as abusive parenting, starts with frustrated expectations. Ironically, those parents who have the most trouble managing their anger toward their children stubbornly hang on to their pleasant images about raising kids. In their minds, kids should always be cooperative and enjoyable. Anything else just isn’t right. There’s no room for the many unanticipated negatives that come along with having children."

Publishing the monthly article fulfills ParentMagic's mission statement: well behaved, competent, happy children. To read more visit Parents interested in reading the articles by ParentMagic can subscribe to the newsletter.

ParentMagic releases an article each month focusing on a unique aspect of the challenges and joy parenting brings to life. Over 50 thousand parents and families receive the newsletter. For more information visit

About ParentMagic Inc. and Dr. Thomas Phelan
1-2-3 Magic is America's #1 child discipline program. Now in its 4th edition, 1-2-3 Magic has helped millions of families stop unwanted behaviors and create competent healthy children. Dr. Thomas Phelan is a registered clinical psychologist in the Chicago suburbs. He has also served on the board of directors for both ADDA and CHADD, two national organizations for the parents of children with ADD. Dr. Phelan was inducted into the CHADD Hall of Fame in 1997.

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