Positive Discipline: greedy vs. grateful

I know I'm not the only parent to struggle with teaching my children gratitude in the face of constant consumer pressure.  Our culture preaches more more more while my parenting instincts scream less less less.  Our children are bombarded with the precept "more is better" and the expectation of instant gratification.  Few children I know … Continue reading Positive Discipline: greedy vs. grateful


Reading Lesson “Rules”

Rules for Mr.9's reading lessons: He will participate for exactly 30 minutes.  No more and no less. He prefers to sit outside on the front porch.  Yes, please! I try to correct his reading with as little verbiage as possible.  My corrections are variations of this: look for the blend, find the root word, cover … Continue reading Reading Lesson “Rules”