Monday, April 15, 2013

Power Struggles Be Gone...

A comment I hear quite often is, "You are so lucky that your child is so well behaved". It's gotten me thinking a lot lately.  I've also had a number of moms ask me what my "trick" is...

A. he isn't always but, more importantly,
B. It has nothing to do with luck (or tricks) when he is.
And, maybe even more important than the more importantly is,
C. What does that even mean? What does it mean to be considered well behaved? (I feel like that is a whole other Blog in and of itself)

As a disclaimer: I hold no judgment on other parents and their methods. What works for one family may not fit right with another family. All my siblings have different parenting styles. My friends have their own strategies. I do not think ill of any of them. I just know what works for me and my family.

Hartly and I both work really hard at our relationship and in