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Always Stay Consistent with Consequences Earned

"Yesterday my 8 year old was grumpy when asked to do something, so he earned a negative consequence.  I asked him to choose a job from the job jar. I explained that the job would help him change his heart. ... more

Who Are You This Christmas?!

Christmas is full of symbols and characters that inspire us and that we can relate to. We all want to be Santa for someone each year, so we look for needs that we c... more
A Bug's Life Leaf

There Are Other Ways

A few years ago, Paije, my daughter who was seven at the time, asked me, “Why do all the ants get flustered when the leaf drops in their path on the movie Bugs Life?”  What a question.  I had never really... more
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