Our Mitten Move

We love us some Michigan vacations.  It’s the week we look forward to most each year – renting a lake house with family, digging in the sand, dodging the mosquitoes with incessant incest repellent, swimming out to the sand bar, picking blueberries,...

When Consequences Don’t Work

Have you discovered what happens when consequences don’t work for your child? Many basic parenting techniques reflect a consequence and rewards system for behavior.  Johnny didn’t get ready for school in time and played with his chickens instead of eating...