Your kid has the chore of putting away the dishes in the dishwasher every day, but you still have to constantly remind them to do it. They know that brushing their teeth twice a day is important, but if you didn’t insist, then they wouldn’t even do it twice a week.Habits are … [Read more...] about Parenting Habits To Develop Before The Teen Years Hit
Parents are pushed to the limit by work and school schedules and most are running late and it’s only noon.There are too many stories of child abuse on the TV news and in newspapers that stop us in our tracks; just what would drive a parent do something like that to their own … [Read more...] about One Spill Away From Disaster
Gender roles are often in the news but I wonder if we are talking about it enough with spouses and children.Back in May I discussed child discipline and child abuse with a fellow blogger in Scotland after my article Reporting My Husband to CPS Not Once— But Twice. He enjoyed … [Read more...] about Thoughts on Raising Gender-Able Children
Parents in my Parents Anonymous Group often discussed bribery and rewards but many confused the two. What exactly is the difference and why does it matter?HINT: Bribes are not planned beforehand and parents are pressured in the moment; rewards are usually planned by the … [Read more...] about Bribery And Rewards: What’s The Difference?
Recent hate crime statistics and the crime rate among teenagers present a terrifying picture to parents. As parents, we have to look after our young ones so they don't stray too far from the path while ensuring that they're given enough room to grow individually. Youth hate … [Read more...] about Youth Hate Crime in the United States of America