When BLATANT Bribery Works As An Awesome Parenting Tool

My gosh, is it the morning already? MamaBear has awakened, poked her nose out of her lair and decided that a 3-year long winter sleep would be most beneficial indeed! Alas, as she has to rouse her cubs to school and continue with her writing and blogging…the chances of that happening are less than 3 […]

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Time-Outs Are Just Plain Stupid

Every time I hear a parent telling their child, "you're going to be in (gasp!) TIME OUT!", I cringe. What an incredibly stupid idea. I mean, just consider what exactly a time-out does. I think some parents have this blissful idea that children will think on their transgressions and realize quite how wrong their actions […]

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