Tag Archives: Dr. Dobson

No Assembly Required.

¬†So DH found an awesome tricycle for Maximus, and it was a reasonable price, so he bought it. ūüėÄ (‚Ķ as we speak, he is sitting on top of Max on the couch, saying, ‘Where is Max? Where’d he go?’ … Continue reading

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One Size Does Not Fit All

Dobson.¬† Tripp.¬† Ezzo.¬† Pearl.¬† When I hear these names, I think of self-proclaimed parenting gurus.¬† They say they have the perfect formula to churn out the perfect child.¬† If you simply follow their plan, you’ll raise perfectly behaved, perfectly Godly, … Continue reading

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Boundaries revisited; among other things.

¬†Lately I’ve been wondering where ‘I’ begin. Someone said “Your rights end where mine begin.” But then WHERE is that? It is not a geographic boundary, but it is so definite that it is almost a tangible thing‚Ķ especially when … 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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The Danger Dilemma

¬†One grey area in the Gentle Parenting debate seems to be what to do about dangerous situations. Many spankers argue that they only find spanking necessary when their children attempt something dangerous, and they feel no compunction against using physical … Continue reading

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Nice to meet you…Einstein!

I was just reminded today how so many of the infuriating things kids do are just part of everyday learning. No matter how you baby-proof, children will find new, exciting (OK, hair-raising!) things to do in their environment. For example; … 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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