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Problem Solving Practice While Camping By Nicholeen Peck

With an attitude problem Paije began to describe the mess she saw in the bathroom. Each time she told her older brother, Quin, to get in there and clean it, he refused. The communication was not effective, and the loving tone in the trailer was gone.

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