On Yelling

I see a lot of people joke about how their kids have magical selective hearing; that when it comes to making a request, (“Please stop the video games for a few minutes to help straighten up”), the children don’t listen until mom loses her cool and starts yelling. I think …

When Our Children Disagree…

One of the things I love most about gentle parenting is that we get to encourage our children to be wholly themselves. It is not rare, especially in Christian circles, to see parents raising children who are not allowed to disagree with them. Putting on a happy face and going …