"Your post really reminds me of when I was 18-19, and was living at home right after finishing college. I had a 15 year old, straight A sister, and my dad was always the one giving me the stern talks. I did the same sort of things your son is doing -…"
"I'm actually fine with the "wait 'till dad gets home" thing. My wife handles day-to-day discipline most of the time, and I back her up. I'm threatened for major infractions and punsihment with extreme…"
"Sounds like you are doing well. There are always other views from other people based on their ideas. Add to the mix children feeling out their boundaries and such and it gets hard.
One question you might ask is if your daughter…"
"DON'T BE DISCOURAGED!! There is a lie being spoken here to heart of you and you must acknowledge that it IS A LIE so that is doesn't root itself and become a belief.
I will will declare some truth for you here buddy, so listen hard.
"I was inspired by a friend's father, who was dying of cancer.
He knew his cancer was terminal, so he spent the final few months building his own casket. I intend to follow his example and make my own.
That is, unless I go out in a sudden and…"
"Don't let a 15 year old give you feedback on your parenting skills. I don't care how responsible she is. She's fifteen. And of course your son is going to think you give her preferential treatment if she's the "good"…"
"Paul, there's some really good advice here. One question i would raise is your wife's parenting strategy during non-crisis events. Is she consistent with your approach, or is she eroding your stand?
If your wife does not agree…"
"The question on whether you are failing or not depends on the criteria for success. By your kids' criteria you are evidently failing - but what are their criteria? Teenaged kids are stupid - and I say that remembering myself,…"
"I would recommend not just one, but several stones of increasing fineness. My suggestion is something in the neighbourhood of
Followed by linen strip and then hide strop. You will eventually also need a lapping…"
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"2010 Mini Cooper (yes... I am fully aware that BMW now makes them)
great gas mileage
stands out (when I'm Stateside)
I can navigate English roads in it (for when I'm not Stateside. I feel bad for my coworkers, especially those that…"
Hello Gents,I want to gain insight into relationships, but my own experience is limited to flings which never pass 3 months. I know the how of being a gentleman, good relationship partner, and all the stuff a "good man" is supposed to have, but in my head I always boil up doubts about why I'm in a relationship and where she and I are going. These doubts eventually sap my will to continue the relationship because I feel like it's unfair to her, I'm leading her on, these doubts indicate…See More
I met the author of this book on LinkedIn - have gotten his book and LOVE IT!If we are to model our lives after the man - we need to look closely at what He did. Dr. Richard Spillman does a great job of digging into the scriptures and writing an insightful book giving examples that we can truly model.There are so many books that lead us up to Jesus's sacrifice on the cross - this one takes us on a journey of the New Life we are called to life.check it our here - and then buy it in their…See More