Tag Archives: Structure

Kid Shows Bad for Kids?

I know that people like to blame movies and video games for bad behavior, but I think that is incorrect. Partly because if are letting your child watch movies made for adults or do not explain that what happens in … Continue reading

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Tip #38 No Mean No and Stop Means Stop NOW

By: Peter Sessum I have said it before, one lesson I learned in the Army is that pets, privates and children all have one thing in common. If you are not in charge, they are. But it is more than … Continue reading

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Tip #37: Big Fun v. Little Fun

By: Peter Sessum I admit, I was sucked in by the Tweet, “When Kids Have Chores, I End Up Doing Work.” I was intrigued. But mostly, I was confused. How can you do the work if it is your kid … Continue reading

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Tip #29: Babies Don’t Need a Bath Everyday

Children really should come with instructions. It would make things so much easier. Of course if they did, you wouldn’t need this blog. I, for one, was really relieved when the doctor told me that not only do children not … Continue reading

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Tip #24: Win The Bedtime Battle

This will drive parents crazy. Getting a kid into bed is easy; having a kid stay in bed can be a challenge. This is where being the Alpha in the family will be put to good use, or be tested. … Continue reading

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Tip #1: There can only be one Alpha

As a sergeant in the Army I had a saying, “Pets, privates and children all have one thing in common. If you aren’t in charge, they are.” This is true, all three need boundaries. If you don’t aren’t the one … Continue reading

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