telling our children no will assist them in life to come, and they will be able to tell themselves no when necessary (unless it’s brownies for breakfast). … More What’s Wrong with “NO” ?
I’m going to admit here and now that I have never had children, and I’m oblivious as to what it takes to make sure your child doesn’t get lost in the classroom shuffle, sports, etc. I DO remember telling my mom that I needed to have more help with math in fifth grade. When my … More Balance between Annoying Parent and Great Parent: Recognizing the Difference
I remember the good old days of going to school and NOT being allowed to take my toys. I’m amazed at how many parents let their kids take stuff to school these days … More I’m Officially Old
If parents refuse to set a discipline routine for their kids, including consequences when boundaries are broken then you might be one of “those” families that have a hard time securing babysitters, … More Babysitting and Discipline
After what we thought was the longest night of our lives my brother and I thought that Santa has surely come, and ever so quietly we got out of our sleeping bags and began the long, slow, quiet trip down our stairs. … More Holiday Humor Break #2