Posts about Hope-On-Demand
When You're Just Too Busy
So many people are busy. Like REALLY busy. They get up, jump into their shoes, walk the dog, make their kids' lunches, burn out of the driveway, work an 8 hour day, gobble down their dinner and flop into bed.
Feeling Blue? 4 Tools to Get You Out of a Bad Mood
Today--January 16th--is considered Blue Monday. Apparently, it’s the saddest day of the year. Who knew? After weeks of cold, dark weather-- and as post-Christmas credit card bills start rolling in--many people sink to a new low. What can you do if you find yourself in a lull? Well, here’s 4 things you can do to help boost your spirit:
Spanking Out of Spite: Parenting with Patience, Not Anger
We have a joke in our family. It surrounds an incident that happened years ago, when I was a young mom, flustered at my three-year-old for his poor behaviour and his seeming cheekiness to me. He wasn’t listening to me. And I was mad. So, I spanked him. And he giggled. So I spanked him a bit harder. And he giggled again. And, then, I took my anger out on my son’s bottom, spanking him so hard, I left a red hand mark on his bum.