Tag Archives: discipline

Ring in Peace

chimes

Ring in peace — literally. I gifted myself early this year with these seemingly magical chimes. Called ZENERGY chimes, these chimes are so well crafted that the tone resonates with perfect clarity and seem to have the effect of cleansing … Continue reading

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Children: The Challenge
Watch Your Tone of Voice

Tone of voice learnings from Children the Challenge

How long until school starts? No, not in hours, but for those of you who knew, this post is for you. Well, to tell the truth, I don’t know how many hours until school starts, but this post is really … Continue reading

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Thoughts on the Olympics, Moms, and Greatness

even the Olympics are as great as you can be

Watching the opening ceremonies and the first events of the Olympics has been inspiring. One of my favorite moments was the clip with the Queen and her arrival into the stadium by parachute. I liked her stoicism and hearing that … Continue reading

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House Rules: Discipline Responses that Work

see original publication If you liked this post, you might also like:Vinegar – Nature’s Natural Disinfectant Two of my daughters have staph infections…again. Having been the 3rd time my 3 year old has contracted staph in the last 5 months, … Continue reading

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Step Back!

This post is for anyone who is dealing with a difficult child. All kids have difficult moments, but if your child has impulsive anger issues and massive tantrums at an inappropriate age (5+ probably) then this may help you. For … Continue reading

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The Warm Fuzzie Jar

In case you missed my last 2 posts, I have the Power of Words on my mind. Two weeks ago I wrote about the Power of Words and the value of teaching our kids how to give sincere compliments and … Continue reading

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The Power of Words

Tonight I had an epiphany. Okay, it wasn’t anything new or original, but it is life-changing. My son left for school this morning angry. When I wouldn’t allow him to take a set of paint brushes to school (in obedience … Continue reading

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“Stick To It” Mini Goal Book Craft
plus free printable and a giveaway

stick to it book craft for tracking goals for 1 year

Have you made your goals for the New Year already? Are you serious about them? How many times have you been told that if you are going to stick to your goals, you have to actually write them down–not just … Continue reading

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The Pasadena Tournament of Roses
  A New Year’s Day Tradition

Pasadena Tournament of Roses logo

When I was growing up, I lived in and around Pasadena (outside of Los Angeles in California). Every New Year’s morning, everyone there either attends the Rose Parade or watches it on TV. Many camp out overnight on the parade … Continue reading

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Using up, Making Do, or Doing without Halloween Candy!

Thanks, Heidi, for the great post on the Candy Witch! Great idea! Like Heidi, year after year, I’m amazed at the seemingly endless supply of Halloween candy that streams into our house. I’ve heard of families that would rather have … Continue reading

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