Go to the bathroom, yes. Play in the bathroom, yes. Report to his teacher that he went potty, yes. ACTUALLY pee-pee in the potty? Nope.
Category: Problem Child
My parenting fails have included the usual mishaps, but my largest parenting fails have mostly indicated that it's tricky to keep track of so many kids. In the fall, five or six years ago, we went on a family picnic. It was a nice area with trees and room to let the kids run
I'd like to show our problem solving attempts; what has made a difference in our every day interactions, and over the long haul.
Kindergarten began with the hope that our problem child would be a little more mature and cooperative. Kindergarten ended with dashed hopes, and his teacher's early retirement
How do I go about disciplining smaller kids in my house? If you ask my mom and sisters, they will tell you that I don't. That's not really my fault, though!
The problem came down to a lack of both 'benevolent leadership' and 'internal locus of control'.
In these beautiful moments, I felt as if I was as close to seeing the face of God as I would ever be in this life.
Time flies, especially when you are arguing with the world's most determined litigator...
We have to be more creative with our discipline tactics these days.
My biggest challenge and regret concerning having seven children is that I don't have as much individual time with them as I'd like.