Tag Archives: consequences

High Stakes

Please keep speaking your truth from your heart. Over time, you’ll find yourself increasingly surrounded by those who do the same. It’s a gift that keeps on giving. There will sometimes be pain for whole-heartedly living life this way but … Continue reading

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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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Get Your Stories Straight

(This is a re-post for newer friends of this site.) Like nearly all siblings, our sons sometimes got into quarrels. When that occurred, my Beloved and I attempted to unravel how it started so we could create learning lessons as … 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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Divide and Conquer

Much of what My Beloved and I learned about parenting was taught to us by our children. For example, if they wanted something and the first parent they asked said “no”, they’d simply go to the other parent and ask … Continue reading

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TROUBLE!

‘The sole purpose of a child’s middle name is so he can tell when he is really in trouble!’ –Author unknown (at least to me) While funny, the above statement was also true for my brothers, sisters, and me, when … Continue reading

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