Loving Your Child

I just got done reading the story of when Jesus was tempted by the devil. Man, that would be extremely hard for anyone besides Jesus, to not want to make that stone into bread after not eating for 40 days! Think about when we miss our mid-morning snack and what that does to us! This story has so many amazing …

Choices

We do it without even realizing it. We allow peer pressure, family pressure, or society pressure to have such a great effect on our choices. This can be detrimental when it comes to parenting. I can’t tell you how many times when I’m in a store I hear a parent say to a child, “if you are good, I’ll buy …

Think Back to a Time…

Think Back to a Time…. When you first became disciplined When you first shared your toys with a friend When you thanked someone When you used please when asking for something When you opened the door for someone Think Back to a Time… When you were not disciplined with something When you wouldn’t share When you weren’t appreciative When you …

5 Ways to a Less Entitled Child

So, you’re saying that it’s my fault as the parent that my children feel entitled?? No way! It’s the school or their friends that are at fault, not me. I didn’t make them that way!”  I had this mentality for quite awhile, in fact I had this mentality up until maybe a month or so ago when I finished reading …

How to Teach Selflessness to your Children

Most adults will agree that the current generation is one of the most lazy and entitled generations to date, well, what we remember to be. Growing up in the 1980s, my mom was my mom and my dad was my dad. Sounds weird huh?! Nowadays, parents are so worried about being their kids’ friends that the parenting is going out …

Parents DO Make Mistakes

Parents are humans even though we may feel like robots at times. We make mistakes just like everyone that is a human being does. I made a big time mistake yesterday morning. I am not proud of it and have been beating myself up mentally for 24 hours because of it. Did I learn from it? Absolutely! Which I know …