Should I send my child to Public School?

Feb 01

I’ve held off on this question for several years.  I know a lot of devout Christian men and women who teach in the public school system.  I think most of my friends would quit before pushing an agenda that would harm their students. Unfortunately, since you may not always personally know the other 30 or so teachers that make up any school staff, you...

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The roots of nasty Political Correctness

Jan 09

Political correctness, like so many other traits, has it’s origins in parenting style.  When parents overly concentrate on their child’s feelings rather than on understanding others (how life works), the parent not only supports selfishness – they create the building blocks for illogical adult behavior.  When a parent builds a bubble around their...

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10 Ways to Inspire Your Child to Read

Sep 03

10 Ways to Inspire Your Child to Read

While sipping a cup of coffee this morning, I watched a school bus pick up several excited children.  I prayed that more children would be excited about school.  Most of society’s problems would melt away if children were more interested in learning than in finding out who ranks highest on Candy crush or some other video game. I am so excited to share this...

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“Without Prejudice” doesn’t exist

Aug 23

“Without Prejudice” doesn’t exist

A very concerned woman asked several questions about her parenting goals.  One of my answers seemed to make her angry.  “How can I raise my child so he has no prejudice what-so-ever?  I feel bad for people who are forced to live with prejudicial treatment and I don’t want my child to participate in that kind of thinking.” I smiled and softened my...

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Why Do Teens Rebel? Cause #5

Jun 12

Why Do Teens Rebel?  Cause #5

Teen Rebellion is a complicated issue.  It can be prevented but you must start early.  In my book, Discipline Exposed, I give 25 reasons children are out of control.  You can view all the reasons by clicking on the category – Teen Rebellion.  Or…you can start with reason #1 by reading “Why are teens rebellious?” on this site at...

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Is it okay to yell at my children?

Apr 23

Is it okay to yell at my children?

I know a lot of people who give in to the urge to “yell” at their children.  Because they view parenting as “boss”  of their pint sized replica, they assume they have the right to raise their voice and verbally vent their anger. There are four problems with this practice. 1.  It doesn’t stop the bad behavior.  Wait a minute Debbie….that’s not true.  When my kid...

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