Discipline

A Little Hard Work Never Hurt Anyone

A theme I keep coming back to in this blog is the disconnect between my work ethic and the boys’. [...]

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Tweaking the Plan Can Reduce Parental Stress

There are a lot of things that mystify me when it comes to my boys; the need to destroy-ahhh, I [...]

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That’ll Be Five Dollars, Please

I think I found a solution to the “one wrong deserves another” problem today. The Manager was the first boy [...]

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Teach Lessons More Effectively Without Warning

I am the Queen of Warning, married to the King of Warning. If the boys are on the wrong track, [...]

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Will an Early Bedtime Conquer Bad Attitudes?

I had a couple of conversations with other moms recently that caused me to take a serious look at my [...]

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How Do You Tame a Difficult 4 Year Old?

A dad I know wrote on his blog last week about the difficulties he’s having with his 4 year old [...]

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