Feeling empowered already can see this working. Shukran sis!
She picked up a copy of the prayer book. She flipped through till she got to the portion of the morning devotions. I quickly recognized the act. It’s a kind of manipulation. One of the unfortunate parts of parenting is that we cannot give our children everything they want. For instance, it’s part of the…Read More
I simply said no angry words. Rather, I gave her the privilege to choose where in the entire house she would like to use as her pretense school. She chose my room. I brought out some learning resources and gave her activities to engage her. It was back to back. She didn’t really like it.…Read More
Mrs IB and I car pooled. She was a teacher in my older children’s school while her children attended the same school with my younger children. So when she dropped her children to join mine on the ride to school, she picked my older ones since they schooled in the school where she was a…Read More
Several years back, precisely 2008, my friends and I were on a trip to the UK. We actually went for a workshop on “Every Child Matters” at the Thames Valley University, Reading. Over the weekend of the training, we decided to go see a common friend in Birmingham. We passed two nights at our friend’s…Read More