083 – Avoiding Child-Centered Parenting

Show Notes Fun Times with Dad: Purdue/Indiana basketball rivalry and shamrock shakes! Parenting toddlers is challenging but we need to be consistent and firm during these years. Your “no” should mean “no”. It should not mean to ask until I say “yes”. This episode focuses on the danger of child-centered parenting and goes through the example of Cain. Child-Centered Parenting: Leads to the Parents’ Shame (Proverbs 29:15) Feeds Self-Destructive Lifestyles (1 Samuel 2:29 Is an Abdication of God-given Authority and…

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068 – First Time Obedience

Show Notes Fun Times with Dad: When I was playing Monopoly with my kids the other night, I was charging rent to my son on a property that was un-owned. Sneaky, I know. He wasn’t too happy, but my daughter thought it was funny. First-Time Obedience Develop a “First-Time obedience” or “No second chances” parenting philosophy. The earlier you are able to start this with your children, the more you will notice the benefits of this as they grow! Benefits…

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067 – Using Spanking in Discipline

Show Notes Fun Times with Dad: After my kids’ performance in the Wizard of Oz, my daughter took me backstage for a behind the scenes look into her role off-stage. Is It Okay to Spank? Yes, spanking your children is okay, if done correctly. The Bible is clear that we are not to withhold the “rod” in discipline. The bible says, “Foolishness is bound up in the heart of a child; the rod of discipline will remove it far from…

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