Q: "With my 2 and half yr old. She frequently will run away from me when I call her, wanting to turn it into a game of chase. Sometimes this is at a store or getting into the car, sometimes it is when she needs... more
One of my passions is astronomy. When I go out in my backyard and look through my telescope at my friends, the planets and stars, I feel so close to God. Not because heaven is in space, but because it is... more
I have a quick question for you. I'm struggling with what to do for discipline/consequences when we're away from home. (Specifically in the car or in a store.) My kids tend to pick... more
Hi, I am a tired mom who is really trying very hard to have all the time and the spirit in our home. I have 2 kids. My lovely daughter, is freshly 4 years old and my sweet son, is 20 months old. Ours days are p... more
One more tip for making time-out effective.
If your son doesn't say OK to anything, take him to time-out. If you say NO, and he whines, he goes to time-out. If you tell him to do something, and he doesn'... more
"My almost 3 yo fights and kicks and cries when I take him to time-out (I have to carry him there), and then cries very loudly and even will scream at me when I'm telling him that he needs to stay there until h... more
"I met you at your recent Stansbury Seminar. It was so great! I could have listened for days. I can't get my daughter to stop sleeping in my bed. She is three years old, and I don't think she should sti... more
The Universe is governed by laws. One of those laws is that an older, wiser species comes before the new, innocent young of the same species to guide the younger toward right choices and acceptable behaviors.... 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
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