As you may know by now, throughout this week, Fort Worth Moms Blog has been in the midst of a series on discipline. We’ve talked about methods such as love and logic, peaceful parenting, spanking (or not), conscious discipline, and time outs. Parenting wisdom at its best, right? Now, I’d like to let you in on a little secret: […]
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In a sad, teary voice, my two-year-old daughter looked up at me and said, “Mommy, don’t use the loud voice. Loud voice is mean.” And she was 100 percent right. And my heart broke. At that moment, I wasn’t disciplining properly. I was just being mean. This instance caused me to stress less about which method […]
When my husband and I were googley-eyed newlyweds, we began discussing our plans for the future one night: Save money, have kids, live on a cul-de-sac, white picket fence (my plan, clearly). While my husband was super stoked about the saving money part, I, of course, was ecstatic about the promise of becoming a mommy […]
Just wait until your father gets home. Don’t make me pull this car over. Believe me, this hurts me much worse than it hurts you. Those things I swore I would never say as a parent . . . until I had kids! I certainly do not claim to have it all together, nor do I […]
One of the greatest rewards of parenting is seeing adult children become people of great character, respected workers in their field, and parents who guide their own children with confidence, skill, and joy. However, waiting 20 plus years for that reward can seem like a journey with no end when you are trying to figure […]
Discipline is tough. For me, the unending need for discipline wears me down. Discipline IS relentless. Consistency is an impossibility. Frustration is inevitable. Each grievance builds upon the other until a tiny infraction feels like the literal end.of.the.world. It’s soooo easy to get to this point, whatever “this point” looks like for you: Exploding, yelling, stomping […]
Disclaimer :: This sponsored post was provided by Camp Fire First Texas as part of the Fort Worth Moms Blog “The Discipline Discussion” series. We’ve all been there – you’re in public, and suddenly, your child enters melt-down mode. You try and try, but nothing seems to work, leaving both you and your child stressed. […]