Growing Kids God’s Way – Part 13

Chapter Fifteen: Discipline Issues (Part Two) While the previous chapter focused on a specific parenting “problem,” this chapter covers a variety of common childhood misbehaviors. All of which the author assures us are easily able to be controlled by proper parenting. He provides a list of these misbehaviors in the opening portion of the chapters:Continue reading “Growing Kids God’s Way – Part 13”

4th of July

The Fourth of July is here. And with it comes a lot of mixed emotions. I was raised in American nationalism all through my life into my early 20s. I grew up with my life being shaped by 9/11, and the wave of American pride and nationalism that came after it. I watched my fatherContinue reading “4th of July”

Growing Kids God’s Way – Part 12 (Independence and Choice)

In this chapter Gary Ezzo explains how young children are often allowed too many choices. He then argues that a parent MUST make the choices for a child. And the child must learn to accept their parents decisions.

Growing Kids God’s Way – Part 11 (Repentance)

Gary Ezzo instructs on how to restore a parents relationship with their child after a discipline session.

Pro life to pro choice

As someone who has spent much of their life on the pro-life side of the abortion argument, I thought it would be worth sharing how I came to change my mind on the topic. I’m not trying to yell at anyone or debate them, but I am trying to share my own journey. And hopefullyContinue reading “Pro life to pro choice”

Growing Kids God’s Way – Part 10 (Gary’s Views on Spanking)

This blog post is about Gary Ezzo’s book Growing Kids God’s Way. With a specific focus on the author’s views on spanking as a form of discipline.

Growing Kids God’s Way – Part 9

Growing Kids God’s Way “Chapter 11 Discipline With Correction” Gary Ezzo lays out the levels of correction and punishments used to discipline children.

Is Pensacola Christian College A Cult? – Part 1

Is Pensacola Christian College a cult? Comparing PCC’s treatment of students to Steven Hassan’s BITE Model of Authoritarian Control. This post focuses on the first point – behavior control.