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Tagged With: rules

Discipline in Antiphonal Iambic Tetrameter

The selfish and disrespectful behavior of my kids (especially Thing 1) – such as taking toys that other people were using, doing something mean because they think it’s funny, or breaking rules because they’re inconvenient – has thus far been resistant to correction. We needed to try something different. Necessity, as the saying goes, is … Continue reading »

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“Be” Attitudes

I’ve been telling myself ever since I finished my PhD that I’d get back into blogging. It’s pretty obvious that I’ve been about as successful at that as most new year resolutions or Lenten disciplines. Let’s hope that this is only the first of many new posts. 🙂 Starting even before Lent, I’ve been thinking … Continue reading »

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Rules to Live By

A couple days ago I was attempting to discipline my almost 4yo son about something when he interjected with what he thought I was going to say. He then recited a couple rules from his preschool classroom. This was the first time I’d heard of these rules (which is not surprising because Alex speaks as … Continue reading »

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