Disobedience Can’t be Undone: Post-it Note #102

Have you ever told your kids to do something or NOT to do something but they decide to do it their way instead…………and it ends up with a mess, something broken or someone hurt?  If you are a parent, you’ve probably said more than once, “if you had just done what I said, this wouldn’t…

Parenting 201: Post-it Note #76

We recently looked at parenting in Post-it Note #75 and 4 principles from the book of Hebrews about how God treats us as His children.  When following His example we do these things: We allow our children to come to us in confidence, feeling valued and safe. We offer them grace when they need it,…

Parenting 101: Post-it Note #75

I’m no expert at parenting, although I have lots of experience……at getting it wrong.  When you have 5 kids you realize you have plenty of opportunities to blow it.  Your hope is that they all turn out to be good adults and not spend the rest of their lives in therapy.  You tell yourself what…

The Spanking…Post-it Note #58

When I was a kid my parents took very literally and very seriously Proverbs 22:15 which says: “Folly (foolishness) is bound up in the heart of a child, but the rod of discipline will drive it far away.”  And I must have been pretty foolish (or mouthy) because the rod of discipline, a.k.a. “Daddy’s Belt” was…