Was She Right to Scold her Child?

Was She Right to Scold her Child?

I definitely have a love/hate relationship with the park. Love that it’s a free source of entertainment close to my house. Hate that my stress level increases as more and more kids show up. Too many kids puts me on edge. There’s the kid that doesn’t want to wait his...
Celebrating 3 Years with No Time-Outs

Celebrating 3 Years with No Time-Outs

My daughter turned three last week. I had one of those holy crap moments – where has the time gone? I remember the moment she was born. This tiny little being floating up at me in our birthing tub. I was full of fear and hope. I had clear ideas of what type of mom I’d...
I was Spanked and I Turned Out OK

I was Spanked and I Turned Out OK

Before I had children I thought spanking, time-outs, and other forms of punishment were all necessary parenting tools. Children need to be kept in line, understand that undesired behavior has consequences, and I knew that I was spanked and I turned out OK. It had to...