Sadly the BUCS have not had a winning season since '92 w/ Bonds, as a season ticket holders have to be miffed that they for the most part have a AAA team on the field right now. I know that they are a small market team but you need to have some star talent to draw fans and help develop the younger players.
White Sox will be tough for the Tigers if Peavy gets and stays heathly.
Tigers made a good pick up with Washburn
BoSox picked up V-Mart who is solid.
I like Nick Johnson and glad to see him healthy for a change, I hope he does good in Florida.
The CUBS picking up John Grabow and Tom Gorzelanny from the BUCS should pay off I hope.
"Again, agreed. I discovered by trial and error, but I also found that it helps to have the consequences laid out ahead of time so you could point and go "I told you what would happen if you did XXX, so here's the consequences."
"Never really had a problem with co-sleeping. Although there were times when I'd come home form an evening shift and find both kids asleep with Mom. (It's amazing how much bed a three year old can take up!) both my kids were…"
"Yes, everything I ever taught in Child Development and discipline courses included that the adult must be consistent and not give meaningless threats of consequences.
Another overarching principal I taught is that discipline must be conscious and…"
"Sounds typical of a lot of what I experience when I work with kids today. They are so used to sitting and playing video games or whatever, that they dont adjust well to physical labor/exertion.
With my son I never really let him get started with…"
"We found an innovative solution. I told him if we go on the hike, there would be no complaining ... except by my right hand, who is a character in a lot of our play time (sort of a puppet, but I don't bother with a physical puppet), and…"
"Agreed. But this applies to everything you do with your kid. If you at any point cave to screaming and crying and throwing a fit... well now your kid learns that it's really just a matter of throwing a long and loud enough fit.