This week we’re kicking anxiety’s butt with the following moments: Setting up an appointment to guest-host a podcast. Talking about how bad “Don’t Blink” stunk after church. Going to see an old church building and wondering about church demons. Helping an 8th grader with homework. Having my efforts appreciated. A new theme for NLCast.com. My friend letting me out of a commitment so that I could then come back. Fighting a kid. My son drawing Harry Potter characters. My daughter putting dumb clothes on my dumb dog.
Part two of our look at proper discipline in the home is what God expects from parents and kids both. Lot’s of scriptures in this one… and a ton of common sense.[click to continue…]
This week we’re slapping depression upside the head by celebrating the following moments: a Facebook Drawing Challenge, admitting we don’t know enough about God to have a clear opinion, surviving a snowy drive to Wendy’s, recording a podcast episode, sledding on cardboard, a business lunch, and finishing Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets with the boy.
If last episode was a survey of proper discipline, this episode is an in detail look at what discipline is, what it’s not, why it’s important, how to establish rewards and consequences as well as an introduction of the consequence ladder and a review of the behavior diagram so you know when to punish and when to reward.[click to continue…]