Why I Never Said, “This hurts me more than it hurts you!” to my Kids
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Why I Never Said, “This hurts me more than it hurts you!” to my Kids

I only remember one time when my mother said to me, prior to a spanking, “This hurts me more than it hurts you.” Even though there were tears in her eyes, it made me angry.  I just didn’t get it that day. I understand that the emotional pain a parent experiences when a child disobeys…

Tears – What Not to Do When Somebody’s Kid is Crying Buckets
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Tears – What Not to Do When Somebody’s Kid is Crying Buckets

The photo of my great niece with crocodile tears on her face sparked a discussion on Facebook. Mom posted a photo of her two-year-old crying because she was told to take her red boots off before church. The parents allow her to wear her boots anywhere, except to church. She can wear them in the…

When God Means Business – a Model for Parents
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When God Means Business – a Model for Parents

God Used Creativity in Dealing out Consequences God had some creative ways of punishing His people. Sometimes entire families were buried alive because of the sins of the fathers. Sometimes He allowed captivity to come as well as diseases because of the sins of individuals. He also used people to carry out punishments. King Darius…