"My son has ADHD...My main concerns are the impulsiveness...and the fighting with his brothers- he literally cannot walk past without hitting them, punching them, teasing them. Car rides can be a re... more
"I have been reading your website and listening to your CD’s and practicing what I’ve learned from you. It has helped tremendously with the level of peace in our home. A situation occurred last night... more
"In your house, what are the privileges that are taken away when they lose 'everything' for 24 hours? At what age can they understand that? Or, what do you do with very little ones who are testing bou... more
"I've just been wondering about how to respond appropriately when my children get hurt. I don't want to be unsympathetic or cruel, but how do you respond if it's something you have pointed out they shouldn't... more
A week ago, I was standing in the kitchen canning peaches, and my whole family atmosphere fell apart all around me in a matter of five minutes.
My son was asked by his father to help with something in the bac... more
There are some great questions in some of the recent comments.
"...Most women I know are neglecting taking care of themselves on some level (physical or spiritual) to take care of their families or other o... more
Tomorrow our family has to leave early for the day. While driving the car tonight I realized that we didn't have any gas, and if we had to get gas tomorrow morning, we would probably end up running late for o... more
"Some of my kids have developed bad habits such as finger-sucking, nose picking (and eating it), fingernail chewing, and touching their genitals. Do you have any experience or advice on helping children succe... more
We close the end of each day with a prayer as a family. This is a time of reverence and quiet. Tonight my four year old son was a little bit hyper. Normally as soon as prayer begins everyone is silent a... more