Category: "Discipline"

My Child, The Hustler

“Put your shoes on, we’re going to be late for school,” I said, picking up Tiny’s backpack to sort through it before school. “What is all this stuff?” His backpack was filled with books, which is normal now that he’s an avid reader, but I pulled out a box of Pokémon cards that he got...
No comments posted on December 6, 2017 in Discipline, Parenting

And Then I Apologized

I’ve been an angry shrew of a woman lately. Worse, I’ve been an angry shrew of a mother. I’ve been short, snippy, and quick to lash out in frustration at anyone walking near my path. It’s been affecting me, it’s been affecting my relationships, and it’s been affecting my daily interactions with the most important...
No comments posted on August 26, 2014 in Discipline, Winging It, Mom Style

The Ever Annoying iPad

“Mommy, can you type in ‘dinosaur games’ so that I can see what I can buy?” “You’re not buying anything, but I’ll tell you how to spell ‘dinosaur’ so that you can look it up. D …” “Where’s the ‘d,’ oh! There it is! What’s next?” “I … .” “I can’t find the I, what...
No comments posted on August 23, 2014 in Discipline, Winging It, Mom Style

Chivalry: Growing a Son

Chivalry (noun): the system of values (such as loyalty and honor) that knights in the Middle Ages were expected to follow; an honorable and polite way of behaving, especially toward women. “Mommy, do you want to play knights?” “Sure, Son Son, how do we play knights?” “We use our sword and our helmet, and ride...
No comments posted on May 26, 2014 in Discipline, Winging It, Mom Style

Chivalry: Raising a Man

This past week I’ve been thinking a lot about raising a man and what it takes for a boy to become a strong leader, one with strength, respect, and chivalry. I feel like these are dying characteristics, lost personality traits—forgotten aspects in our men today. Because of certain scenarios I have found myself in over...
No comments posted on May 25, 2014 in Discipline, Winging It, Mom Style
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