Peter Pan Syndrome and Three Year Olds

“No! I won’t turn four. I am free!” Brinley emphatically exclaimed. She loved being three and loved being young. And yet. Yet she wanted to be independent. She wanted to… View Post

Quotable Mondays: Hang On!

Happy President’s Day! Today’s quote is: “When you reach the end of your rope, tie a knot in it and hang on.” -Thomas Jefferson I love Thomas Jefferson.  We have… View Post

Teaching Charity

image source This is the big one. Charity is pure love–specifically the pure love of Christ. It is having pure love, concern, and compassion for everyone. Charity is something that… View Post

Having Patience with a Strong-Willed Child

Parenting The Strong-Willed Child has an entire chapter dedicated to patience. I think that should pull your attention a bit. A book aimed at helping parents deal with difficult children… View Post

Baby Whisperer: P.C. Parent

A P.C. parent is one who is patient and conscious (The Baby Whisperer Solves All Your Problems, page 5). I love the things Hogg points out as she discusses being… View Post