Draw a line somewhere

I am not saying that we should view our children as nothing more than our subordinates that we boss around all the time. However, in order for our children to develop into responsible adults (that should be every parent’s goal), we have to maintain a decent amount of authority over them. Attempting to be their “best friend” throws all of that out the window. Continue reading “Draw a line somewhere”

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It’s okay to tell your kids no

There are many parents out there who truly struggle with saying “no” to their children. Each person has their own reasons but the result is always the same. When you attempt to tell your kid not but do so using other wording, the message that they get is “keep trying”.  Continue reading “It’s okay to tell your kids no”