Posts Tagged ‘discipline’

Disciplining children: sometimes you have to go home

Friday, July 31st, 2015

I relearned an important lesson this week: with kids, sometimes you have to follow through on all those threatened consequences. If you keep telling them you’re going to turn the car around if they don’t behave, and never actually turn the car around when they continue to act like… well, children, they will learn that Read more

I’m glad my parents were hard on me

Friday, July 5th, 2013

My mother used to say a phrase I’ll never forget. As a teenager, there were times that I would refuse to do as she asked, would stomp my feet in anger, or argue that she didn’t love me. But she would always reply, “Wait until you’re a mother and you’ll see why I worry about Read more