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Appropriate Consequences

[I am reminded of a time I was at the park with Sam.  He had climbed a ladder and proceeded to the cross walk, but it was blocked by kids twice his height.  He just turned, squatted down and jumped … Continue reading

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Key Ingredient in Teaching Responsibility

Work together to tailor consequences in your family. According to Robert Barnes, teaching responsibility requires use of the ICE plan. The I stands for Instruction, the C for Consequence, and the E for the Experience portion of the learning process. … Continue reading

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Unconditional Love

Lay a foundation of unconditional love. Gary Chapman and Ross Campbell explain this idea well: We need to fill our children’s emotional tanks with unconditional love, because real love is always unconditional. Unconditional love is a full love that accepts … Continue reading

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Establishing Consequences

Motivating and Establishing Consequences: When Johnny Doesn’t Feel Like Taking Out the Trash These ideas for motivation or charting results are only the beginning. What if your child does not choose to cooperate? The grandest of plans is worth nothing … Continue reading

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Motivation – The Field Beans Game

As we considered motivational techniques, we discussed the area of allowances, but my husband and I disagreed about how allowances should be used. He felt that the children should not be paid for doing chores that they have to do … Continue reading

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Scripture Affirmed: 90 Percent Of Animals Formed Recently Alongside Humans, New Study Shows

Scripture Affirmed: 90 Percent Of Animals Formed Recently Alongside Humans ” A new genetic study showing that 90 percent of animals appeared on the Earth simultaneously and at the same time as humans affirms the biblical account of creation, says … Continue reading

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Motivation – Is It All Fun and Games?

Some would argue that children need to learn responsibility and no one said it should be all fun and games. We believe that life is a joy, that each day holds something to be savored, and that time spent together … Continue reading

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