We all say strange things to our kids! This month’s original cartoon is inspired by Laura Duket of Green Bay, Wisconsin. Post your “Things You Never Thought You’d Say as a Parent” comment below—yours might
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Q: How can I teach my 10-year-old daughter to have a kind heart? Her 7-year-old sister is always doing sweet things for her without prompting, and she sees it modeled between her dad and I
Google “strong-willed child” and you’ll find a plethora of articles and books about how to parent a stubborn, difficult, defiant and high-spirited child. Strong-willed children are defined as kids who defy, disobey and emphatically refuse—often
Q: You suggested that I stop the regimented schedule and give him 90 minutes of playtime. There is just over 90 minutes between when he arrives home from school (3:45) and when we eat dinner
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
Q: My nine-year-old son is experiencing anxiety and anger. My husband and I follow a traditional style of parenting—we are firm, have high standards for behavior, and are very loving. I believe our son ‘s
By guest blogger Mary L. Hamilton The first week of sixth grade, a girl invited my son to see a movie with her and another couple. “It’s not a date,” my son argued. I countered
We all say strange things to our kids! This month’s original cartoon is inspired by Valerie W. While the cartoon depicts a freestanding TV, the child in question actually was standing on top of the