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We End up With What?

Train up a child in the way he should go and when he is old he will not depart from it..

So what gives?

How is it that we teach, preach, talk prod and encourage our children and teens  to do the right thing. 653 more words

Black Boys

Consequences & How We Misuse Them

As most of you who read this blog know, I’m a stickler for words and definitions.  One of the places in which this comes up most frequently is in regard to “consequences.”  It’s not that I like being annoying, it’s that I just can’t help myself from commenting on this.  2,435 more words


A Natural Consequence

Paul had a run-in with a natural consequence yesterday.

We were outside in the driveway, which is a circle and has some lovely maples, shagbark hickories, and basswoods in it, and looks not much different from the woods that surround it.   215 more words


One More Month

Okay Littles, it’s June. Let’s finish the school year strong.

I know, I know, finding a different outfit for five consecutive days in June turns you into Goldilocks: too hot, too tight, and too butt-cracky. 457 more words


We Yell, We Cry….. Part 1

Saturday was a really sucky parenting day. The kind of day that had me just sitting there, completely defeated, like a child whose mom has just told them they’re not going to the amusement park tomorrow after all. 1,018 more words


Stop Power Struggles with Kids

Using Natural Consequences

When kids don’t wear their coat, they get cold. When children refuse to eat, they become hungry. When they don’t use an umbrella in the rain, they get wet. 182 more words

Positive Discipline

Daily Inspiration 03/04/15 - Allow Your Children to Experience Life's Contrasts

“Don’t shield your children from experiencing life’s contrasts as children. To the extent that it will cause them no irrevocable harm, allow them to experience all of the natural laws and consequences of The Universe without interruption or intervention.” 17 more words

Daily Inspirations & Affirmations