Discipline

So – this is a blog that I’ve had rolling around in my brain for a few weeks now. I haven’t written it because I still don’t know how I feel – but maybe that is exactly how it should be. It’s a big mess of a situation for many…

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Last night while playing with my kids, I picked up my younger daughter and started tickling her. Immediately my oldest asked for me to do the same to her. I said yes – but, after her sister’s turn was over. My oldest couldn’t deal with the wait and started to…

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This past Sunday evening I just needed to get out of the house for a little bit, so I took my five-year-old with me, and we went to Marshall’s. I didn’t have a list of specific items I needed, but if you have ever been in a Marshall’s then you…

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Any parent can tell you how hard it is to know if you are doing the right thing at any given moment. Did I say the right thing? Was that advice ok? Should I be feeding her less/more/differently? Are we involved in enough activities? Are we involved in too many…

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My kids are all very different. And I love seeing those differences. Having kids is like creating your very own Nature vs. Nurture experiment.  In addition to that, it’s fun and sometimes scary to see your own personality traits start to pop up. Some for better – some for worse. …

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This morning I saw yet another article on a mommy blog about how to stop yelling.  Ugh!?!?! It was titled “4 Simple Steps to Stop the Yelling”  Double UGH!?!?!  I did not read the article, but here is what I feel these 4 simple steps would be: Step 1: Give…

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This morning while dropping my daughter off at camp, there was a mom outside trying hard to convince her son to go in. The little boy had his face buried in her stomach, and although he wasn’t crying, he was definitely trying to negotiate his way out of Monday morning…

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