Firm Loving Discipline

4 Steps To Take After The Death Of Your Spouse

The death of any loved one can be hard, but the death of a spouse can be especially tough. In most cases, spouses appoint each other to handle final arrangements with the funeral home, as well as to take care of important financial decisions. This can be very stressful, especially if you have never planned a funeral or settled an estate. If your spouse passes away before you do, take the following steps: Read More 

How To Get Your Kids Physically Active: Outdoor Games!

It can be tough to get your kids to go outside and play. They have video games, television, and the Internet to keep them inside. However, playing outside is important because it provides exercise. It is unhealthy for your children to lead a sedentary life. Studies have shown that type 2 diabetes is rising among young children. This is related to diet and lifestyle. If you want your kids to go outside and play, you are going to have to offer them enticing outdoor games. Read More 

Big Belly Blues? How To Keep Your Chin Up In The Third Trimester

There is practically no other time in your life where you will feel less attractive than your third trimester of pregnancy. That beautiful glow has turned into non-stop perspiration, you no longer have ankles and your lady-like glide has turned into a rather penguin-like waddle. You know it will all be over soon, but how do you get through the next few months without letting yourself get down in the dumps? Read More 

Adoption: No Place For Secrets

Adoption comes with many decisions. Will you adopt internationally or domestically? Are you open to special needs or disabilities? However, no question may be as important as your decision to raise your child with the ongoing knowledge that they are adopted. There is no doubt that children who grow up knowing they were adopted from the beginning are more secure in themselves and in their relationship with both their adopted and biological families. Read More 

Getting Your Daughter Ready For Prom On A Budget

Many teenage girls who look forward to prom. As the parent of a teenage girl, it falls to you to do all you can to make their first prom the best you can afford, but that's not always easy if you're working within a tight budget. From the dress to the transportation, there are things you can do to help make your daughter feel special without maxing out your credit cards in the process. Read More 

About Me

Firm Loving Discipline

When I was a child, I was extremely mischievous. One time, I poured water on my grandmother. On another occasion, I threw away some school assignments that I had made poor grades on before showing them to my parents. Each time I did a misdeed, my parents lovingly, but firmly, disciplined me. Now that I’m a responsible successful adult, I’m thankful for the discipline I received when I was younger. Firm loving discipline can take on many forms including time out sessions, missed desserts, or added household chores. On this blog, you will learn about some interesting, firm, effective, and caring ways to discipline your child. You might be surprised at the results.