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Myth Busting 6: “I could see it in her eyes”

I’ve heard parents saying this of their very young (less than 2 yo) children. “She knows what she’s doing is wrong. You can see that mischievous look in her eyes. She knows Mummy’s not going to like what she’s about … Continue reading

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Kick a man when he’s down?

My thoughts in this direction started with this link- child’s skull  from facebook. So Maximus is being crazy- as per my last post- and this is probably a contributor to the oddness. He lost two teeth recently, and I can … 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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It’s really quite simple…

I have wanted- for some time now- to try to write one post on what being a gentle Christian Momma means for me. Many have argued that the only ‘biblical’ way to raise children is to strike them as punishment … Continue reading

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Control

Control.  It is such a little word, yet the implications of it are huge.  There are things in life we can control and things we can’t.  I can control my temper.  I can control the air temperature in my house.  I … 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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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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