Chores Suck: part 1 of 3

Chores Create Stress I have noticed that Chores can be a great source stress for families. We want our kids to contribute to the family community. We don’t want to feel they are taking advantage of us. We want them to be prepared to face the world. When we are doing things around the house

Explaining Spanking to a Child

I continue to be saddened by the number of people who think that spanking is an acceptable and even effective method of raising a child. I suggest trying to explain the concept to your child first. It would have to go something like this… “My dear sweet child. When someone does something that you think

Disguising Your NO as a YES

Comedy Improv and Parenting The other day I was dancing with this guy. He had never done much Contact Improv before and was asking me about it as we were dancing. When I found out he was into Comedy Improv I told him the principles of Contact Improv were very similar to the principles of