Monthly Archives: July 2010

Entrapment

One cool evening in autumn I went for a little walk. I walked carefully along the edge of our yard, which was bordered by a stone wall…I loved the feel of the smooth stone under my feet, and the air … Continue reading

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Approximation of Behavior

Today Maximus sprayed sunscreen all over the dining room floor, the curio cabinet, and probably even got a little on himself. Hubby just sighed and said, ‘Let Daddy help next time, please Max’. Now personally this type of stuff makes … Continue reading

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Dobson Refutation- One

Many of us who have read Dr. Dobson’s books, or have been parented by those who’ve read them feel deeply that his attitude toward discipline is wrong. We are also clearly at a loss to explain or articulate why. I … Continue reading

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An Empty Toolbox? Part 2 of my journey

Imagine for a moment that your child arrived with instructions. Now, are you finished laughing? J Babies don’t come with an owner’s manual as most of you know quite well, since I doubt you’d be reading here if you weren’t … Continue reading

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My journey toward Grace-based Parenting begins.

My journey toward a peaceful parenting approach began before I ever had any kids. In fact, it probably began before I could even talk, with the first time my Mother smacked my fingers as a baby. As a BABY- You … Continue reading

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