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Parenting| Alternative Discipline Methods| Natural Consequences and Rewards

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Last week I wrote an anecdote on why we don’t spank. This week I want to provide you with one of my favorite alternative discipline methods and how I implement it. This method is used on my school aged child….
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Parenting| Anecdotal On Why We Don’t Spank

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Everyone has “that friend” who insists that the only way to parent is to spank. With my first child I was a young mother and I looked to my more experienced friends for guidance. I initially insisted that I would…
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Flashback Friday| “Nana”| Speaking Out Against Domestic Violence

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For this week’s Flashback Friday I wanted to dedicate a blog to my Grandmother, or as my daughters call her, Nana. Growing up my Grandmother was a beacon of light when my life was surrounded by darkness. She could not…
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Bath Salts| Face Eating Zombies or Government Propaganda?

Published on Dec 19, 2012 Bath salts are a non-regulated designer drug comprised of a synthetic cathinone, or amphetamine, that can have dangerous and debilitating effects on those who use them. The adverse health effects from bath salt use can…
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