It’s All YOUR Fault!

I wish I had a quarter for every time I’ve heard my kids say “It’s all YOUR fault!”  Whether the words are directed at me or someone else doesn’t matter.  The truth is, I’d have quite a stack of coins. Read more

Detours That Need Repair?

2014-06-05 16.43.44As a parent I have been known to take detours that lead me down a path that is in desperate need of repair.  You know the ones I’m talking about.  Maybe there is a rule in your home where you’ve outlined a consequence, and just once you forgot to enforce it.  What happens?  The whining begins, “Last time you said it was okay!” and the debate is on.  What’s your next step?  Do you enforce the old consequence again or let it slide? Read more

Remember or Dismember?

Something our pastor said this week really got my attention.

“The opposite of ‘remember’ is not necessarily ‘forget’; it’s dismember.” Read more