Isn’t love the most important element of discipline and conflict resolution? This 20-minute podcast offers lots of stories and methods for making love the key ingredient in our discipline strategies with our children and our resolution of issues with our spouses and friends.
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You’re probably asking yourselves what in the world we are doing…well, glad you asked.
If our lives are so crammed full of soccer games, music lessons, and social functions how can we expect to have fun together? Great experiences don’t happen by accident. While you can’t force family fun, you do have to make a place for it.
Sometimes it feels like implementing quality traditions into our homes is “just one more thing” to do. In this podcast, you’ll be reminded that traditions don’t have to be “big” or stressful in order to be magical.
Fun housework? Isn’t that an oxymoron? Creating order and cleanliness isn’t always a party at my house, but for those who are committed to getting the family involved (while having some fun along the way) here are some ways great ideas.
Does that apply to disciplining children? Is it possible to have fun and discipline at the same time? Well, it’s happening at our house (sometimes!), and I’m excited to share.
There’s a common misconception that housework is terrible, mundane drudgery that needs to be accomplished as quickly as possible (or avoided at all costs) so we can move on to the “more important” things in life. I don’t love scrubbing bathtubs or mopping floors, necessarily, but here are a few experiences from my life that have helped me to see the meaning, joy, and purpose in the work required to sustain a family.