Tag: discipline

The Day I Found My “Mom Voice”

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You don't have to be a mother to know what "Mom Voice" means. Chances are high that you've heard this vocal powerhouse come out...

The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly Truth about Yelling at...

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I promise to tell you the truth about yelling at your kids. But first, in the spirit of going back to school, let’s all...

Why We Don’t Do Time-Outs

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I’d first like to say that this is NOT one of those judgmental parenting posts, where I think my method for discipline is better...

My Child, the Problem Child

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My sweet son comes off the bus. I watch him walk down the steps smiling proudly at me and all I can think is,...

Choose Your Own Adventure: Parenting Edition

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Parenting is a series of choices. Your basic job as the person raising this child is to make the initial decisions that will chart the...

Fists of Fury: Dealing with the Jekyll and Hyde of Two...

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Jekyll and Hyde. My child has been both and in the same minute. I swear to God, he can be laughing and acting as if...

When You Need A Parenting Do-Over…Just Do It!

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I often think about my parenting successes and failures at the end of a long day. Was I calm? Was I patient? Did I...