Boy’s Will Be Boy’s

“Boys will be boys – nothin’ but trouble” is an old saying that was used in a song by the Miami Sound Machine. It makes it sound as if boys will be bad because they are boys. It almost appears that it is bad to be a boy. I wonder what God was thinking in […]

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Pull the Plug on Power Struggles

Ending the power struggles between you and your teenager, or any child is in your power! Yes, you the parent control arguments in your home. Isn’t that glorious news? You have conflict relief at your fingertips. As John would say, you can defang your teen and tweenager! What is the amazing defanging procedure? Read on.First, […]

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Effective Parents Act Like They know What They Are Doing

I’ve said it before, but it cannot be said often enough: The discipline of a child is not accomplished by manipulating reward and punishment.Yes, a child needs to understand that behavior results in consequences, but that understanding alone is not sufficient to grow a well-behaved, well-mannered child.Besides, whereas proper consequences will virtually guarantee proper behavior […]

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Parenting Hard; Raising Children Is Not

JOHN HAS DEVELOPED A NEW TALK! For the past ten years or so, John’s primary talk has been titled “Parenting with Love and Leadership.” It’s been hugely well-received and John will continue to do it upon request, but he’s recently developed a brand-new talk titled “Parenting Is Hard; Raising Children Is Not!” – a talk […]

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