Tuesday, October 30th, 2012

Group Offenses Around Character Qualities

I got this awesome email parenting tip yesterday and I can’t find any way to tweet, repost, etc. So I am pasting below. This is not my writing, but I hope my readers will find it helpful. The credits are after the article. Parenting Tip October 30, 2012 When you feel overwhelmed by the poor […]

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Saturday, October 6th, 2012

Overcome Negative Self-Talk in Children

First, I want to make it clear that is is a general parenting article.  Overcoming negative self-talk in children is by no means indicative of only children.  My biggest ally in dealing with negative self-talk in my perfectionist child, is a mom of 2 children. Her oldest has experienced some of the same issues. Here […]

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Saturday, June 18th, 2011

Say Goodbye to Whining, Complaining and Bad Attitudes

After moving from PA to TX, my only child Joshua started to whine and complain constantly.  It was his reaction to the huge change in his life.  Even though I understood the reason for his bad attitude, I still couldn’t allow him to act in a way that was unacceptable for our family. I had […]

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Wednesday, December 29th, 2010

On Parenting – Obedience?

I recently discovered the National Center for Biblical Parenting.  They give biblical-based parenting advice, their advice is also just plain good sense.  I got a free article called Tightening Your Action Point that I think gives a lot of insight into how to obtain obedience in your child or children. You’ve all heard about counting […]

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Saturday, September 4th, 2010

Swing set or no swing set…that is the question

So we spend mucho $$ on a swing set.  My thought was, he’s an only child, he will have hours of fun playing on his wonderful new swing set.  Guess what?  He only plays on it when he has friends over or mom & dad are outside.  He has great fun with his friends.  The […]

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