Posts in Parenting
Time-Out Strategy that Works {and it's not just for toddlers}

I've had so many requests for more details on how to put Game Plan into action. My kids have agreed ahead of time to be vulnerable with some of their recent Game Plan moments. This way, you'll get to see how it works at different stages. I'm going to take you down my little line, from oldest to youngest. It's been amazing for me to get to see Game Plan work in very different ways for each of my very different children in their very different phases of life.

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How to Get a Few Free Prints!

I've got some fabulous friends with books coming out this fall, and I'm so excited about them! It's been a huge honor to get to design prints for these gifted authors, and I want to share a few quick ways that you can get your hands on their books and on the prints (some of them for free)!

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Time out!

Are you ready for a sneak peek? It's a strategy for dialogue, instead of lecture. It's a strategy for modeling clean-slate forgiveness (even when consequences are still necessary). It's a strategy for teaching our kids the biblical "why" for every behavior we expect of them and knowing the "why" for ourselves. It's a strategy for keeping our parenting centered around the Gospel.

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