How Far Do We Go?

How Far Do We Go? I often find myself wondering just how far I should go to interfere with the “discipline” methods that some people use on children. There have been many incidents that have happened in my life where I was left dumbfounded. One of those happened when I was a child so I really couldn’t have done anything but the others happened when I was an adult. Should I have said or done something? I am...

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Give em Leeway or Tighten the Noose?
Oct04

Give em Leeway or Tighten the Noose?

This is a very important question for you to ask as a parent. Unfortunately, I can’t give you a one size fits all answer. Because the answer is going to depend on the personality type of your child. If your child is mostly a self starter, a leader, and someone who’s kind of self-contained and even a little bit shy and doesn’t really care what people at school think about them, you can definitely give them lots of...

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Time Out for Toys
Sep14

Time Out for Toys

Time out for Toys When my son was a young child he seemed to want to hang out with the wrong crowd. His toys all seemed to be of the sort that refused to put themselves away and were constantly getting in the way. They would sneak into places they didn’t belong, or lie in wait for the next human to pass by ready to lunge out and trip them up. Lego’s seemed to be the worse, always painfully underfoot or playfully being...

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