How to Deal with Inappropriate Verbal Behaviour

How to Deal with Inappropriate Verbal Behaviour

Have you ever considered some of the things that come out of your child’s mouth as inappropriate verbal behaviour.  Once I started seeing it this way – a behaviour – I was able to start thinking through some parenting strategies to help my child...
Are your Kids Domestically Blind?

Are your Kids Domestically Blind?

Do you ever get frustrated that your kids just step over stuff – for days?  It seems that kids just don’t see mess – certainly they don’t respond to mess!  Today I’m sharing a newsletter I shared with my readers over 6 years ago – but I really believe kids don’t...
Learn the Skills to be a Better Mother

Learn the Skills to be a Better Mother

When Pete and I were on our first date he asked me what I wanted from life – what were my passions, my dreams?  One of my answers was that I wanted to be a stay at home mum.   Often being a mum, especially if you choose that to be your full time career, infers many...
You Shouldn’t say Should

You Shouldn’t say Should

This week’s Five Minute Friday’s word is “Should”.  Five Minute Friday is a blog hop where bloggers write for 5 minutes on a given topic.  The idea is no editing – just first drafts.  I like this challenge – it gives me a reason to write a bit more reflective.  This...
Do You Really Want Independent Kids?

Do You Really Want Independent Kids?

I have often heard parents say that their goal in raising their children is independence. I have to disagree. I do not want my child to be independent – independent from what? Independent from others? God made us for fellowship, we need people. Independent from rules?...

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Obedience looks a bit different as our kids grow older. Download this parent/teen discussion guide to understand this issue of obedience in teen years.

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Don't assume your kids are rebelling - instead talk to them about what Obedience looks like now they are older.  I will email you a download link.  

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Over 20 different verbal expressions divided into heart or self control to help parents discern these behaviours.

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