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DISCIPLINE & FATHERHOOD

“Just wait until your father gets home.”  How many times I said that to my children, when I was just plain tired of dealing with the issue of discipline.  It was my way of copping out and also a way … Continue reading

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WHEN I WAS A CHILD …

When I was a child, I would spend my summer vacations at my grandparent’s farm or visiting other relatives in Northern Wisconsin.  Every moment was filled with time well spent.  I can still picture the line of pine trees that … Continue reading

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THE DISCIPLINE OF WRITING

“Writing is the painting of the voice.”  Voltaire What does it take to be a writer?  No it isn’t the flashiest computer money can buy.  It has little to do with your opinion.  It’s really nothing more than a discipline.  So, … Continue reading

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TEN STEPS TO BEING A GOOD DAD

There are many experts on fatherhood and the best ways to approach the job, but it seems to me that God gives us all the answers we need in His Word. Parenting is mentioned countless times in this book and the … Continue reading

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WHAT KIND OF EXAMPLE ARE WE SETTING FOR OUR KIDS?

I am really concerned for the examples our young children are being given today.  They;re exposed to so much of the ugly side of society before they even begin school and most of it appears on the nightly news. What … Continue reading

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WHAT’S THE MATTER WITH KIDS?

Kids, I don’t know what’s wrong with these kids today Kids, who can understand anything they say? Kids, they are disobedient, disrespectful oafs Noisy, crazy, sloppy, lazy, loafers And while we’re on the subject Kids, you can talk and talk … Continue reading

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ROD & REPROOF

Dr. Benjamin Spock, was one a best selling author of the 1960s with his book on childrearing.  His ideas were mind blowing to most older parents.  He suggested letting a child cry a while before picking them up and holding them.  He advocated permissiveness over hard discipline such … Continue reading

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If I’ve Told You Once, I’ve Told You A Thousand Times …

As a parent, I recall saying, “This is the last time I’m going to tell you,” over and over again.  Those threats don’t hold much water after a while.  Children soon realize how long a rule will hold true and quickly … Continue reading

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