Discipline

Should I send my child to Public School?

I’ve held off on this question for several years.  I know a lot of devout Christian men and women who ...
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The Roots of nasty Political Correctness

Political correctness, like so many other traits, has it’s origins in parenting style.  When parents overly concentrate on their child’s ...
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Screaming kids and crowded stores

I was rushing through a store hoping to get home early enough to wrap a couple of presents before cooking ...
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To Spank or Not to Spank

Spanking has made the news with the alarming pictures of Adrian Peterson, the NFL player who used a switch, or ...
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Illogical thinking will cause Rebellion

Logic is the most important thing you can teach your children. If you have a list of attributes you want ...
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Doubt can cause Rebellion or Violence

Rebellion and violence are complicated issues.  Your home can be free of rebellion and violence but you must start early ...
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Every Violent Abuser is Selfish and Lazy

If you have a blog or a WordPress site – you may have experienced the latest million dollar theft.   ...
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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 ...
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Are you a frustrated exhausted parent?

Once upon a time a young mother was exhausted and frazzled.  She cried as her four-year-old continued to scream his ...
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Frustration causes teen rebellion and anger

 If a child receives everything he wants, making decisions will be difficult and frustrating.  Selfish children want it all and ...
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Confusion causes Rebellion and violence

It’s important for every parent to see the world through their child’s eyes.  You will never be able to help ...
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Why Do Teens Rebel? – Cause #2

Teen Rebellion is a complicated issue.  It can be prevented but you must start early.  In my book, Discipline Exposed, ...
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Why are teens rebellious?

“I need your help.  I’m afraid.  I have two children ages 6 and 8.  They are a handful and very ...
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5 easy steps to help your child successfully change routines

“When my children have to change their routine, they have issues.  How can I make changing routines easier and less ...
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Violence in America – Clue #7 Neuro-pathyway ruts

Your brain is full of Neuro-pathways that often have deep “ruts”. No, I’m not being mean.  It’s true.  We all ...
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Eight steps to an Anger Free Home

“Thanks for your post on Parents can prevent violent behaviors.  I think I understand your teaching, but I have two ...
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You might be a great parent if you….

Sometimes good parenting isn’t what you do….sometimes it’s more important what you DON’T do. Let’s have a little fun and tweak a statement ...
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Parents can prevent Violent Behavior

“Hi Debbie,  Thanks for all the posts on Violence in America.  I plan to follow this series and get the ...
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Violence in America – Clue #4 Addictions

Thanks to everyone who sent get well messages.  I’m on the mend and doing much better today. Addictions Your brain is ...
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Training the Inner child

A Cherokee Elder was teaching his grandchildren about life. He said to them, “a fight is going on inside me…it ...
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Children and the holidays

Parents try to live a fairytale during the holidays.  Many parents believe that if you spend enough money, put up ...
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Holiday Parenting

As we approach the holidays I hear the same old complaints. Adults squash their child’s ability to find the positive ...
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Goof-Proof Christmas

Reprinted with permission from www.todayschristianwoman.com Goof-Proof Christmas Tips to minimize stress and focus on what matters this Christmas. by Debbie Jansen ...
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Can too much love corrupt your child?

Ron and I had a wonderful evening together.  I fixed coconut cream pudding, coffee and we watched TV.  It’s always ...
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Teen Rebellion

Teen Rebellion has disrupted lives, devastated parents and taken the joy out of family relationships. While some parents give up, ...
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Spousal relationships influence children

Children are like sponges. They will absorb everything in their environment. As Mommy detectives we must evaluate every part of ...
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