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Discipline Vs. Consistency

December 5th, 2012 · No Comments · Christianity

One key difference between discipline and consistency is our will/desire. It is easy to be consistent with something you have a great desire for. If you love ice cream it takes little effort to eat it every night. Discipline requires consistency but discipline is more than being consistent. Discipline is a bending and training of […]

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Parenting and Proverbs

July 9th, 2009 · No Comments · Bible, Christianity, Old Testament, parenting, Proverbs, Religion

“Train a child in the way he should go, and when he is old he will not turn from it. – Proverbs 22:6 This is one of the most quoted texts of the Old Testament people use when talking about parenting and discipline. Another very popular verse people quote is Proverbs 13:24 – “He who […]

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Power of Positive Parenting – Getting Past Your Past

March 25th, 2008 · No Comments · Family, parenting

We all have models of how we do things. Over the course of our lives we learn how to be a husband or wife, father or mother, friend, etc from what we have been modeled. Nuclear families are not always the norm any more so I am going to write this very generally. For the […]

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Power of Positive Parenting – The Power of Attention

March 14th, 2008 · No Comments · Family, parenting

This is not about if you have ADD or a short attention span. This is about using your attention as a powerful force that is key to helping your children develop appropriate behaviors. Attention is powerful. Believe it or not your children want it. They value it. This is evidenced by the extreme measures many […]

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Power of Positive Parenting – Understanding Functional Behavior

March 12th, 2008 · No Comments · Family, parenting, Psychology

The last post talked about the two sides of discipline. This next post is about how the things children and even adults do almost always make sense on some level. When you examine the majority of psychosis or dysfunctional behavior in children and adults you normally find something that used to “work for them” on […]

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The Power of Positive Parenting – Definition of Discipline

March 11th, 2008 · No Comments · Family, parenting, Proverbs, Psychology, Religion

I am going to be referring back to principles contained in this post in upcoming posts so it is important that if you are going to follow this series on parenting that you understand the concepts contained here. When we think of discipline we often think of punishment for doing the wrong thing. That is […]

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