Monthly Archives: January 2011

Myth Busting 3: Backtalk, Consistency and the United Front

Dulce de Leche has recently written some posts that fit well in the theme of this ‘Myth Busters’ series. They’re full of great ideas to add to our parenting toolboxes. Here are some snippets: Backtalk This was not a sign … Continue reading

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Myth Busting 2: ‘Pick your battles’

In my opinion, ‘pick your battles’ is one of the better pieces of ‘standard’ advice given to new parents. It discourages the idea that children ought to respond promptly and cheerfully to every parental whim. It allows us to take … Continue reading

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Myth Busting 1: ‘A rod for your own back’

A couple of months ago, my aunt was visiting me and the subject of our 2-year-old co-sleeping came up. My aunt said she couldn’t have coped with that, “but then I’ve always been the sort of person who needs to … Continue reading

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Scriptural Tofurkey

I love turkey. Thanksgiving starts me thinking of it, and then Christmas comes…. Yum…. I could happily eat turkey several times a week. Yes, I am an un-apologetic Carnivore.  😀  Actually, I love tofu. I like tempeh too. I buy … Continue reading

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Proverbs and Spanking – Part 3: Believer’s Behavior

Hello! It’s been a while… I apologize for that. The last couple of months have been a bit difficult and sitting down to write just hasn’t happened. However, things are getting back to normal and here I am! Sitting down … Continue reading

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