Parents Are People Too
Parenting a teen whose behavior is unacceptable? Nothing working to improve things? Not even hugs? Laugh if you can and then read on.
This does not mean letting go of concern or love for the child. 1,936 more words
1 month, 1 week ago
Remember Wendy Whiner as played by Gilda Ratner on Saturday Night Live? We loved to laugh at her, but a whining child imakes us want to whine. 576 more words
1 month, 4 weeks ago
A WordPress Daily Prompt asked “What was your favorite plaything as a child?” Mine was not a thing, mine was my dog. Lady was her name. 600 more words
3 months, 1 week ago
Wonder at the differences between one child and another? One big way we all differ involves temperament – a genetic given.
Temperament varies from person to person and strongly influences how we relate to others. 613 more words
7 months, 1 week ago
The Step Up to Obedience Approach provides eight disciplinary strategies that give the child lots of chances to obey, before a punishment happens.
STEP ONE: STOP OR IGNORE . 1,009 more words
8 months, 1 week ago
After School Plans
11 months ago
It’s the happiest, and busiest time of the year for me. BOTH of my kids are starting school. I’ve already written about the heavens opening up and the angels singing the praises of my son’s first day of 3rd grade this week. 708 more words
1 year ago