It’s interesting how much I’ve leaned into the memories of my mom with food that reminds me of her – things like pumpkin pie for breakfast.
Grieving the loss of my mom, Bev Singleton. She taught me to cook. She taught me to smile. She taught me to love.
Everyone says that the key to a good relationship, be it marriage or even parent-child, is communication.
But parenting teens can defy our best intentions. Communication? Great! But what if my teenager just doesn’t communicate?
Take it from me: Rest taken the wrong way will leave you empty-handed. But done right, it can leave you with strength to face a new day.
When a young mom got on Facebook to ask for advice for her kids, the responses were almost universal: Deter the bad behavior. Reward the good behavior. What happened to discipline? Is discipline better than deterrence? Is it worse? In this post I explore the relationship between discipline and deterrence in parenting.