Deeper Questions – Disciplining Childr...
Do you have a God-centered home or a child-centered home? If your home is child-centered, what steps can you take to make your child a valued member of your family rather than the center of it? Is your child’s behavior accidental or in defiance against your authority? Are there patterns of rebellious behavior? When you […]
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The “Forgotten” Part of Discipline
How could a child be happy after being disciplined? by Rob Flood While playing in our family room, my oldest son made a decision he knew was not good. He looked at his grandfather, sitting soberly on the sofa, and then at me. The two of them sat in silence, waiting to see what I […]
Disciplining Your Children Without Losing Yo...
Six guidelines for controlling your emotions while verbally correcting your kids. by Ginger Plowman I can relate to the frustrations of parenting little ones all day. Been there, done that! I also know how easy it is for mom to lose her cool. I was really struggling one day in particular when my children were […]
Getting to the Heart of Behavior
Too many parents focus on changing a child’s behavior. More important is what’s going on in the child’s heart. by Tedd Tripp The Scripture teaches that the heart is the control center for life. A person’s life is a reflection of his heart. Proverbs 4:23 states it like this: “Above all else, guard your heart, […]
Discipline for the Strong-Willed Child
My son, Aaron, taught me valuable lessons on how to choose my battles … and win them. by Kendra Smiley I knew a young couple that announced from the beginning of their daughter’s life that they were not going to discipline her until she was able to talk. To them, words would indicate under-handing on […]
Dealing with Anger
Dealing with Your Anger If you don’t learn how to handle anger, you will constantly hurt others. by David Powlison WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW What makes you angry? Are they small things, like traffic jams, lines at the grocery store, not being able to find a shoe, a waiter’s mistake, or a friend’s inattention? Are […]