Wednesday, June 6, 2012
Joel: "We need to go see what the weather is gonna do..."
Myla: "How do we check the weather?"
Addie: "We call JESUS!!"
Myla: "AH! Daddy - there is a spider!"
Joel: "Squish it!"
Myla: "Do you really think I'm QUALIFIED to kill a spider?"
TIP: When a kid doesn't want to do something responsible because their "leg hurts", they are "too tired", they "have a tummy ache", or they "can't"... Respond with, "Well, then I guess you're (too tired/ leg hurts too bad/ tummy hurts too bad, or you 'can't') _________(insert anticipated FUN activity here.) You'll be amazed at the miraculous turn-around!
A QUOTE: "No matter how calmly you try to referee, parenting will eventually produce bizarre behavior, and I'm not talking about the kids. Their behavior is always normal." ~Bill Cosby