Tag Archives: Grace

When Kids Have Big Feelings

I think I’ve finally arrived as a parent. Marigold told me, “I hate you!” yesterday. Most people really struggle with that. Who wants to hear those words come out of their child’s mouth? What an awful thing to say! But … Continue reading

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The Teen

Audrey is 15.  She just celebrated her birthday and is looking forward to obtaining her driver’s permit.  I can’t believe my *baby* is only three years away from being an adult.  In one way it is “She is only three … Continue reading

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Myth Busting 4: My story

A complete change in paradigm doesn’t happen in a moment. Having been punitively parented myself, I grew up assuming it was God’s best for every family. I believed that the punishments I had experienced were appropriate and I was grateful … Continue reading

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Dealing With Anger

Michelle asked for tips on controlling our tempers. This is an area I struggle in a lot, and I don’t really feel qualified to answer the question, as I fail so often. But I have improved a little over the … Continue reading

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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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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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Lucy’s Story

This is the story of my friend ‘Lucy’ and her journey into Gace Based Discipline. She has changed the names of her family, for privacy’s sake. gg Let me tell you a bit about me and my family for background. My name … Continue reading

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Portrait of a Strong-willed Child

I’m a Strong-Willed Child. I always have been, and barring traumatic head injury making me speechless, ha, I still would be strong-willed, just unable to speak, so I reckon I’d have to be brain-dead. I am me.  I see things a certain … Continue reading

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Law vs Grace

Here is an excellent illustration of the differences between a Law-based relationship, and a Grace-based relationship. Thank you Carissa! The Story of John Law and John Grace gg

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To good not to share!

We have been taught that somehow, if we spank our children enough, they will be magically bound to Christianity, and that their salvation would be assured. However. the Bible states that there is ONE way to God. One. And that … Continue reading

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