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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