Book release week was a blast and I have all of you to thank for it. Thank you for spreading the news, giving me your feedback, and reassuring me that I'm not crazy - discipline is hard. But we're all in this together, and I have more good news to share with you to keep … Continue reading 3 Big Announcements!
“When do I start discipline?” This is one of the best questions a parent can ask. It means we recognize that discipline is important, but so is timing. We want to strike the right balance to have the best, long-term impact on our kids’ hearts. Some parents lay it on too thick, too soon. Others … Continue reading Discipline Growth Chart
This morning I told my 17-month-old he could not touch my hot tea. His response? He threw his body on the ground and wailed. He didn’t really want to touch my tea - he just didn’t want to be told no. A tantrum is an external expression of an internal problem. It’s about a heart … Continue reading Three Tantrum Training Tools
“Aren’t siblings supposed to hate each other? Can’t we just teach our kids how to survive under the same roof?” Sibling rivalry is as old as…well, siblings. (Cain and Abel ring a bell?) But that’s not a reason to give up. It's all the more reason to make sibling love a priority. This takes intentionality … Continue reading 9 Ways to Rescue Sibling Relationships
I have a love-hate relationship with traditions. I LOVE looking forward to the same activities each year and creating special memories for the kids. But if I'm not careful, traditions can suck the fun out of the holidays for me. If traditions are stressful in any way, I can't enjoy them. The key for me … Continue reading Three Easy Ways to Celebrate Good Friday