Jesus, the Greatest Superhero

Samuel Martin looks why Paul The Apostle did not use Proverbs and Parables in his teachings.

Dara Stoltzfus considers becoming more like Jesus, the Greatest Superhero.

When Gentle Discipline Fails

Dulce de Leche looks at how Gentle Discipline Failed Her. Or did it?

Along similar lines, MamaPsalmist considers the Gift of a Willful Child.

And Dara Stoltzfus continues her look at how she was spanked and did NOT turn out OK.

It’s Not Always Easy

Carissa Robinson shares that Gentle Parenting is not always a bed of roses and how to get through the hard times in Bumbling Along.

Sharing Life With Your Children

GreenGem has an interesting post about her Wonderful Life. In this post she explains why she allows her young sons to jump on the couch and run around the house. She also explains how she does housework with her sons, including cooking and cleaning. Children learn a lot from such activities. I wish I had had the patience to allow my young sons to help me with the housework more often when they were young.  This post also contains a very important message about control.  Just in case someone should read my words without reading hers, I want to share this Gem:

Controlled kids become easily controlled adults, not self controlled adults.

Approximation of Behavior

I feel that I should explain why I haven’t been posting lately.  I try not to say anything unless I have something to say. I continue to search daily and post when I find something of interest.

While you’re waiting, please go back and check out my old posts. My oldest posts have many good links so this should keep you busy for a long time. If you find any broken links, please let me know. (I am aware that many of the news stories are no longer available for free and have an alternate link posted on that page. I leave the non-working links up just in case anyone should ever want to purchase it. Future news stories will be pasted in, I have learned my lesson.)

Now, this blog is principally about the Pearls’ teachings, but ever since I began it, I have have also offered arguments against alternatives to corporal punishment. This brings me to today’s link:

GreeneGem has a very interesting post about Approximation of Behavior which explains why children should not be spanked for making messes when trying out new skills.