Tag Archives: respect

Myth busting 9: Right away, all the way, with a happy heart – or it’s rebellion!

Part I: Delayed or grudging obedience is disobedience? Scenario: You are a secretary. Your boss walks in and tells you to go check the company’s postbox because she’s expecting something important. Among the possible responses: You immediately drop everything and … 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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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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Boundaries

I’ve been reading the book Boundaries: When to Say Yes, When to Say No to Take Control of Your Life by Henry Cloud and John Townsend. I love when I read a book and it confirms for me things I … Continue reading

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