Elrena Evans looks at Crying It Out from a Christian Point of View in Christianity Today.  This is not a new article, but I just found it.  It is a response to an article in Psychology Today called, Dangers of Crying It Out by Darcia Narvaez, Ph.D. For your sharing convenience:TwitterFacebookemailPrintTumblrDiggdel.icio.usStumbleUponAdd to favoritesReddit

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Sarah Mae looks at gentle nighttime parenting in Maybe Your Two Year Old Just Needs You. While we’re on the topic of nighttime parenting, here is something Steph from Grace For My Sheep wrote about sleep training.   For your sharing convenience:TwitterFacebookemailPrintTumblrDiggdel.icio.usStumbleUponAdd to favoritesReddit

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I have been thinking a lot about defiance lately.  Is it real when it comes to young children?  Most parents would emphatically answer, “Yes” to this question.  I am not so sure though.  According to dictionary.com, defiance is defined as “A daring or bold resistance to authority or to any opposing force.”  To me, this…

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The Hippie Housewife reminds us of the important place we hold in our children’s lives in this beautiful and thought provoking poem. <3 And in a similar vein, Dulce de Leche discusses helping our children feel safe to express their sadness. For your sharing convenience:TwitterFacebookemailPrintTumblrDiggdel.icio.usStumbleUponAdd to favoritesReddit

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The Hippie Housewife discusses how we should reflect the character of God for our children.  She looks at how attachment parenting looks a lot like how God cares for us and warns us about 3 heresies which are cropping up in many Christian teachings. Along the same lines, Pearl In Oyster (PIO) explains that we…

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Dulce de Leche has finally posted part 2 of her book review of Samuel Martin’s book, Thy Rod and Thy Staff, They Comfort Me where she discusses the content of the book chapter by chapter. For your sharing convenience:TwitterFacebookemailPrintTumblrDiggdel.icio.usStumbleUponAdd to favoritesReddit

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Bob Bixby shares an update from Tina Anderson’s husband. Tina, as you may remember, was featured on the 20/20 story about abuse in some IFB churches. And here are 2 more responses to the 20/20 show: 20/20 And The IFB Culture by Baptist Thinker IFB by David Schmidt from Thoughts of an Unlearned. And if…

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GreeneGem explains the damage  which was done to her by her mothers trampling on her Boundaries. Speaking of damage, did you know that when babies are left to cry it out, their little bodies are being flooded with Cortisol?   Discipleship Parenting looks at what  effect that has on them. Meanwhile Pearl, from An Apprenticeship in…

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Rebecca Diamond exposes the teachings or Lori Wick and her church in Preach Jesus and Carry A Big Stick. In case you hadn’t heard, this best selling Christian Novelist has been funding a church which teaches that babies should be switched as young as 6 weeks old. Her son is among 8 people who are…

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Nighttime parenting is very challenging.  We have a very physical need for sleep.  It is important to remember that our children have a very real need for comfort and that parenting is a 24 hour a day job.  Denying children Comfort in the night can have lasting repercussions as these memories from Discipleship Mothering demonstrate.…

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The Web Magazine, Positively Feminine, is running a new series called, What Is Grace-Based Discipline? by PhenomoMom. I am quite impressed with this magazine and its contributors and suggest you check it out. For your sharing convenience:TwitterFacebookemailPrintTumblrDiggdel.icio.usStumbleUponAdd to favoritesReddit

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God designed babies to be very needy and He gave mothers the instincts to attend to their baby’s needs.  This is why a baby’s cry affects mothers so negatively.  And yet mothers often try to squelch those instincts because a man has told them that their God given instincts were wrong.    For instance, Ezzo’s teachings…

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