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Written by Celia Kibler  |  Published by Elephant Journal  |  30,000+ Reads and 8,000+ Shares | Award Winning Article

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I get it, no one wants to yell and certainly, no one wants to be yelled at.

I was yelled at when I was a child, and I would be willing to bet you were too. But let me ask you…

Are you under the impression that if you don’t yell, they won’t listen?

You’re not alone; in fact, when I ask parents this same question, most of them believe they have to yell to get their kids to listen.

The good news is, you actually don’t have to yell, you really don’t.    ( Read Full Article )

Contributions by Celia Kibler  |  Published by Marianne Liebert, Inc  

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Almost every company I can think of is making moves to comply with Michelle Obama's plea to improve products and retreat on marketing junk food to kids. 


I use 'junk food' here as shorthand for foods of minimal nutritional value relative to calories.  Whether these moves will be effective, or will merely constitute lip service, remains to be seen.   

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Contributions by Celia Kibler  |  Published by KLTV in East Texas


Researchers at Indiana State University in Terre Haute tried a small experiment to test the effects of having kids play with heavier toys.


They found that 10 children ages 6 to 8 burned more calories and had higher heart and breathing rates when they moved 3-pound toy blocks instead of unweighted blocks.


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Contributions by Celia Kibler  |  Published by  

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Like many parents, Diana Ennen had trouble getting her daughter Amber to exercise.


So two years ago, Ennen decided that Amber was coming to the health club. Now age 10, Amber is using the stair stepper, lifting hand weights and doing situps on a stability ball.  "She's lost some weight," said Ennen, of Margate, Fla. "Her clothes fit better. You can tell she's firmer."

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Interview with Celia Kibler  |  Published by Finding Your Village 


This week I had a chance to speak with Celia Kibler and wow…what a great interview this was!


The goal for the show that we put together for you is to teach you how to parent without yelling! I hope you get as much out of this episode as I have!  Celia is a Family Empowerment coach and has spent 30 years coaching parents and 37 years being a parent! 

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Interview with Celia Kibler  |  Published by The Dad Connection

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In this episode, I have a conversation with Celia Kibler, Founder of Pumped Up Parenting and co-founder of Funfit Family Fitness.


Celia has over 30 years in helping parents . She has become a pioneer in childhood and family wellness. Celia has five grown children of her own and a grandmother of seven grandchildren .As a Family Empowerment Coach and Consultant, her specialty is in the parenting of Toddlers and Pre-Schoolers.

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Interview with Celia Kibler  |  Published by Nacho Kids


In this episode of the Nacho Kids Podcast, Lori and David, co-founders of Nacho Kids, interview stepmom Celia Kibler!


Celia is the founder of Pumped up Parenting and Funfit Family Fitness. She has been blending for 25 years! She has two biological children from her first husband and gained three step-kids when she remarried. 

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