Instructional

The Garage - Danish Facelift

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Steve loves garage sales. And he just can't resist Danish modern furniture. So what does he do when he finds a cool piece at the Salvation Army store? He buys it, brings it home, and gives it a facelift! He'll show you how to tighten up those loose legs and an easy refinish technique that will have that old dining room set looking good again.

The Garage - Tea Lights

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Need a housewarming gift? Need 100 housewarming gifts? Got a table saw? Steve will show you how to set up jigs and make a production run of his Tea Lights. All you need if a few scraps of wood and aluminum, and you're on the way to making a gift for everyone you know!

The Garage - Rustic Chair

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In this episode, Steve builds a rustic chair. He'll show you how you can take a few sticks of maple wood and a few simple tools, and create an old-fashioned chair with a modern twist. Then he'll guide you through the process of creating the woven Shaker-style seat.

Creating Co-operative Kids - Ten Discipline Tools for the Home and Classroom

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IN THIS SHOW: Bill Corbett presents 10 tools for creating cooperative kids in the home and the classroom. He is joined on the set by 2 early childhood professionals representing over 25 years of experience in the preschool classroom; LeiLa Luksic of New England Childcare and Laura Eldredge, co-founder of the SEEDS NETWORK. Some preschool teachers claim that Bill's tools work fine at home but cannot be used at home. Bill challenges his expert guests by asking them if and how each of his 10 tools can be used in the classroom.

Creating Co-operative Kids - Is Self Defense Training Right for Kids

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ON THIS SHOW: The topic of this episode is bullying, victims, and self-defense. In the first half of the show, Bill interviews two self-defense experts to determine if self-defense training is right for kids. He interviews Jonathan Metcalf of Integrity Martial Arts and Larry Bumpus, a CT judo instructor and parent educator. In the second half of the show Bill interviews two bully experts, Jim Bouchard, author of the book THINK LIKE A BLACK BELT, and parenting expert Tina Rae Kelly.

Creating Co-operative Kids - Creating Agreements with Children

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ON THIS EPISODE:
- how to create agreements with children
- Bill Fiore and the Springfield Parent Academy
- a parent needing help with her kids out of control
- adoption and CT DCF director Ken Mysogland
- answering a parent's question on what to do when kids throw a fit

Creating Co-operative Kids - A Major Contributor to Misbehavior

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ON THIS SHOW:
- The 1# reason many children misbehave and what to do about it
- what it's like to be an adoptive parent
- childrens book author Lisa Lavoie
- reps from the NETWORK AGAINST DOMESTIC VIOLENCE discuss teen dating violence
- the problem of sexting