Disciplining children can be a headache–especially when it seems like it’s not doing any good! But disciplining children is an unavoidable aspect of parenting, even if it’s frustrating at times. So today I am excited to welcome Jim and Lynne... One of the posts that’s always big on this blog is “Have We Forgotten to Be a Mommy“? It’s all about how things that were once normal practice for moms seem to have fallen by the wayside. I was looking at some of the more recent comments and it... It’s Tuesday, the day when I brainstorm 10 ideas about something. And today we’re going to deal with how to discipline without spanking. Personally, we never spank, though I don’t think spanking is always wrong. But I do think that in the vast... Every Friday my syndicated column appears in a bunch of newspapers in southeastern Ontario and Saskatchewan. This week, let’s talk about power struggles with children. I recently read about a dad who dialed 911 when he discovered that his teenage daughter had... Poor parenting hurts everyone! Every Friday my syndicated column appears in a bunch of newspapers in southeastern Ontario, and I decided to focus this week’s on people who never discipline their kids–and so raise brats. Back a few centuries ago,... It’s Wednesday, the day when we talk marriage! I introduce a topic, and then you follow up either by commenting or by writing your own post and then linking up! Yesterday we were talking about disciplining kids, and one of the most difficult parts of marriage is...