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One day E will come home from nursery with all the clothes and hair things I sent her in. Last weekend she left a coat and a vest there, this week a jumper. 580 more words


Discipline and Consequences – Sibling Squabbles

So, now we have established the difference between punishment and discipline let’s talk about discipline and consequences. Discipline is when we correct our child’s behaviour. It sometimes involves yelling (no one is perfect), timeouts or cool down time as I like to call them, taking privileges away or grounding our child from going outside or using electronics. 633 more words


All or nothing parenting

So I haven’t blogged in a while. I was thinking of stopping all together.  I’ve been struggling with the girl’s behavior, struggling with getting Arianna to sleep. 866 more words

An essay on losing it: why yelling and screaming is (thankfully) so rare.

A stranger yelled at my wife the other day in the park. She’d taken our terriers off leash and a pedestrian took offense. Apparently, this other woman didn’t just get mad, she was irate, letting loose a torrent of expletives. 587 more words

Oh Motherhood.....

Sometimes I don’t feel like I’m cut out for the role of “mommy.” Anyone else feel this way from time to time? I mean, there are perks: you get to see your beautiful child grow up, reach milestones, watch them imitate what you do, snuggling, play time, and the list goes on and on. 890 more words

Being Mommy!

How To Give Kids Choices Without Giving Away Your Power!

Have you ever wondered who is in control you or your child? Children love having control. They have so many areas in their life where they have no control, when they find an opportunity to take it they will go for it every time. 734 more words


Back with a Vengeance

Earlier this week, my heart ached for my little girl who wasn’t feeling well.
Now she’s back, with a vengeance.
I don’t know what’s gotten into Brianna. 480 more words