We live in a society where discipline is not viewed in a positive light. Many parents think that it is better to be their child’s best friend instead. The results have been a society of immature adults. If you are interested in my thoughts on why discipline is so important for our children, our society and the future of our world, please check my article entitled “Spare the Rod, Spoil the Child”.
Our society has become a society of children, there is ample evidence to back up my claim. Think about how a child acts, they have a short attention span, they easily change their mind, they see something in the checkout line at the grocery store and they want to buy it. If a child doesn’t get their way, they ...Continue Reading →
Pope Francis recently said that “Children’s tears are the best sermon” and he encouraged parents to bring their children to mass even though they may cause a disruption from time to time. I agree with the Pope completely, too often parents stop bringing their children or stop coming to Church all together due to ugly comments or dirty looks by fellow parishioners. While I do think that it is ok for children to have an occasional outburst during ...Continue Reading →