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Discipline in Grace

When grace meets discipline. I almost wrote when grace runs out, but to be a Christian, to be like Christ, grace doesn’t run out. God gives us grace upon grace upon grace upon grace. 668 more words


Trusting Your Parent's Wisdom

Sometimes I get that look from my kids when I tell them “no.” It’s the look that says, “Why don’t you let me have any fun.” If I’m in the mood, I explain the reasoning because I want them to understand that there is a “why,” and that there are natural consequences to certain activities that I want to help them avoid. 300 more words


This is How Much He Loves You

I started this post 98 days ago when I was talking with a friend over the phone. She was complimenting me on how I explain God’s grace but I don’t negate consequences. 2,323 more words


E+E Column: Pushing Boundaries

Isaac has always been more prone to pushing boundaries than his elder sister, I suppose it’s just in his nature. However recently, he’s been taking it to a new level. 551 more words


The Difference Between Natural Consequences and Parentally Controlled Boundaries.

Natural Consequences is a phrase that gets thrown around a lot in parenting circles, but often the consequences the parents are describing are anything but natural. 858 more words


Do you let them get burned?

It’s a balancing act. How much freedom do you give little people when you know there’s a risk they’ll get hurt?

It starts very young and I was a helicopter parent when they were babies. 870 more words