Sassiness and the Toddler

2018-07-17T16:10:28+00:00

Q: My 16-month-old shook her finger and said, “No, no” in a sassy way after my husband told her “no” when touching something she shouldn’t. How do I correct the sass back at this age

Sassiness and the Toddler 2018-07-17T16:10:28+00:00

Family Tree Treasures

2018-09-13T21:18:41+00:00

By guest blogger, Susan G Mathis I’d just put my baby and toddler down for their naps when the phone rang. It was Mom, calling to chat. A few minutes into the conversation, she said,

Family Tree Treasures 2018-09-13T21:18:41+00:00

A Peaceful Home

2018-07-17T16:06:38+00:00

Note: On the fourth Tuesdays, I’m starting a new blog series on the Fruit of the Spirit, taking us through the nine character traits and applying that to raising kids. “But the fruit of the

A Peaceful Home 2018-07-17T16:06:38+00:00

Eating in Peace

2018-07-17T16:06:38+00:00

Q: We adopted two girls (ages 8 and 10 at the time) almost 5 years ago from an African country. They were incredibly picky eaters and refused to try new foods. I have been customizing

Eating in Peace 2018-07-17T16:06:38+00:00

A Parent’s Worst Nightmare

2018-09-13T21:19:03+00:00

By guest blogger, Brenda Cox My friends just lost their 23-year-old son. He died peacefully in his sleep, but his loss is no less grievous to them and to those who knew him than if

A Parent’s Worst Nightmare 2018-09-13T21:19:03+00:00

The Question of Spanking

2018-09-13T21:31:03+00:00

Q: When is spanking appropriate with a 3 year old? A: When my second child (a daughter) was around 3, we began punishing her for disobedience. As with her older sister, spanking was in our

The Question of Spanking 2018-09-13T21:31:03+00:00

Is Your Teen Stressed or Normal?

2018-07-17T16:11:59+00:00

Q: My 17-year-old daughter claims to be anxious and depressed due to lack of best friends. She was homeschooled until junior year when she enrolled in the local community college full time. She’s getting straight

Is Your Teen Stressed or Normal? 2018-07-17T16:11:59+00:00