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Three Cheers for the Meanest Mom!

Teenagers are fond of labeling people — both those they admire and those they don’t. In their emotional declarations, their parents usually are the recipients of only negative descriptors such…

Disciplining Boys: An “Aha!” Moment

I can tell when it’s happening. My son wants to hit everything (or everyone) in sight with something: his foam sword, his body, a pillow, a blanket, a piece of cardboard. He…

Problem Child

“I DON’T WANT TO GO TO THE BATHROOM!” He was doing that distinctive wiggle on his chair, and he’d been doing it for 10 minutes. Rather than another last-minute dash upstairs, I hefted his…

Tips for Disciplining

My mother raised her two children alone. The frustration she felt to provide and care for us caused her at times to be stern and impatient. She was authoritative in…

Spiritual Discipline Exposed

Okay, so I’m just a normal mom. I’m no mental giant. But I have to share with you that I’m turning into an intellectual of sorts. Last year I started…

Discipline to the Heart

The other day I went to a friend’s house. While our young children organized a My Little Pony rodeo and practiced cow roping on their youngest siblings, my friend and…

The Importance of Beginning Well

I love newborns: their sweet smell, their soft skin, their bright eyes trying to take in the wonder of the new world.  It’s delightful and delicious and is touched by…

Who Me, Lazy?

Do you ever feel lazy? Just flat out I-don’t-want-to-anything? If you do, big hug … me too! If you don’t, watch out … it happens. As I read posts and…

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