Category Archives: Discipline & Consequences

Lessons on Life

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My First Non-Fiction Book For Adults Has Just Been Released

http://www.amazon.com/From-Heart-Grateful-Russ-Towne/dp/1494212307/ref=sr_1_3?ie=UTF8&qid=1386654200&sr=8-3&keywords=russ+towne Or, you could just go to Amazon.com and type “Russ Towne” in the search field to see all my books and hear several of my songs. “From the Heart of a Grateful Man” is focused on Relationships, Family, and … Continue reading

Posted in Children, Commitment, Discipline & Consequences, Fairness, Family, Family "Fun", Feelings/Emotions, Forgiveness, Friendship, Grandparenting & Grandkids, Growth/Learning, Humor, Joy & Happiness, Life, LIfe Lessons, Loneliness, Loss, Love, Marriage, Mistakes, My Written Works Misc., Non-fiction Stories I've Written, Non-Fiction Writing I've Done, Pain & Grief, Parenting, Story Writing Adventures, Traditions & Rituals, Writing, Youth | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 17 Comments

A War of Wills

Here is an excerpt from my book, “From the Heart of a Grateful Man” which is due to be released next month. A War of Wills As parents, My Beloved and I were blessed with remarkably honest children. They were … Continue reading

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Hallway Torture

(This is a re-post for newer readers.) One of the toughest challenges My Beloved and I had as parents was regarding discipline. We wanted to be firm but loving and fair, and for the consequences to be effective, age-appropriate, and … Continue reading

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Hallway Torture

(This is a re-post for newer readers.) One of the toughest challenges we had as parents was regarding discipline. We wanted to be firm but loving and fair and for the consequences to be effective, age-appropriate, and child-specific. Unfortunately, it … Continue reading

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The Kind Road

One of my goals with this blog is that when writing a humorous post I want to always take the kind road, mostly laughing at myself (I can take it), while elevating and inspiring others. I also tend to follow … Continue reading

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Don’t Smile!

My Beloved and I found that one of the hardest things about disciplining our young children was staying serous when scolding them—especially when every instinct in our bodies and minds wanted to smile or burst out laughing. For example, call … Continue reading

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