DAILY POST CHALLENGE

STUPID? NOT ME? NOT YOU? RIGHT? WRONG. We are each stupid in our own way. So stop feeling holier than thou when you shine and someone else seems like  tarnished coal. This topic, however, lets a Cranky Old Lady rant and that means I don’t have to head to the target range to keep from shooting …

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Parenting

A CHILD KEEPING A PARENT SAFE Don’t abuse, don’t feel you have to be perfect.  In line with yesterday’s parenting posts about how to deal with contradictory advice–remember how strong children are.  Watch this video. Stay Calm, Dad – Video. One reason children as young as this can stay so calm is that they don’t …

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Parenting

PUNISHMENT IS NOT A DIRTY WORD This article raises the  old question, punish or reward?   Although about an adult, the question the article raises has troubled parents for centuries.  “Spare the rod and spoil the child” was overthrown by the parenting gurus of the sixties, but punishment is a tool every loving parent needs. First …

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