Posts Tagged by Consequences
Are you a Bad Mom? On Mothering Matters Facebook page a few days ago, I asked the question – “What is your biggest fear as a mom?” One mom bravely and honestly responded something I think many (if not most) of us have feared or thought about at one point or another . . . […] Continue reading . . .
“That’s not fair!” With 5 kids – we definitely have to deal with fairness quite often around here! My first response when my kids say “that’s not fair!” has frequently been – “Wow! You are so smart! You’ve already learned that and you’re only 6! (or 3 or 4 or whatever age they were) You […] Continue reading . . .
If you missed Part 1 – you can read it HERE. Your kids will WANT to pick up their things! “Blasphemy! You are speaking a lie Lori, I just know you are! No kid ever wants to pick up their things!” Well . . . you can train them to do just that . . […] Continue reading . . .
Children Learn What They Live If a child lives with criticism, he learns to condemn . . . If a child lives with hostility, he learns to fight . . . If a child lives with fear, he learns to be apprehensive . . . If a child lives with pity, he learns to feel […] Continue reading . . .
Ok – so I have to share one of my other attempts at parenting with honor and love – and teaching my kids how to make their own wise choices. Last week the kids had been sent to bed, but they were doing their usual – running between rooms, laughing, talking, and goofing off (we […] Continue reading . . .