The Peaceful Housewife doesn’t like to be controlled. Do you? Most people don’t.  😉 It shouldn’t come as any surprise that our children don’t like it much either. Meanwhile, Dulce de Leche explains a bit of what not controlling your budding chef looks like. For your sharing convenience:TwitterFacebookemailPrintTumblrDiggdel.icio.usStumbleUponAdd to favoritesReddit

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So, if we should not spank our children, how then should we discipline them?  We have started looking at gentle discipline. Purple Kangaroo has a long post explaining her methods of Handling Hitting and Hurtful Words. So, what about time outs?  Are they a good tool?  The Peaceful Housewife looks at that in To The…

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The Peaceful Housewife has a very thought provoking post about the messages we give our children about themselves when their efforts are never good enough in Towel Folding Lessons.  We must be careful because this is what she discovered: I was passing along my perfectionist, performance-based tendencies and my codependency to my sweet, innocent little…

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