I was caught off guard. My fear of the smell of smoke on the porch put me into survival mode. Then I realized that I was talking in sharp, questioning phrases that sounded accusing and even harsh. Needless to say, nothing I wanted to happen could follow that display. Defenses…View More SO Frustrated!
Every parent knows that feeling in the pit of their stomach when something routine and easy becomes the source of conflict and leads to an argument. What we donâ€™t realize is just how much time we spend in a tug of war disagreeing over simple things. Six times every day.…View More Six Times a Day!
I began another Parenting with Love and Logic series last week in an elementary school and was reminded again about the foundation skill of all parenting. Good grades, smooth mealtimes, kids who get up and get ready for school in the morning and happy shopping trips all begin with one…View More Stop Arguing!