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Why I like a little “disobedience”

I had an interesting discussion with a friend recently.  She's not a parent yet but has had a lot of experience with young children anyway.  I shared with her one of my deep-set insecurities: "What if my kids never learn to obey God?" One of the main focal points for people on the opposite side… Continue reading Why I like a little “disobedience”

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Why I’m purposefully NOT a patient parent

"Yeah you're a good mom; you're so patient with him." "I could never be that patient with a toddler!" "I don't really like kids because I'm just not that much of a patient person." "You're a preschool teacher?! Wow you must be SO patient!" They mean well, they really do.  They're trying to encourage us,… Continue reading Why I’m purposefully NOT a patient parent