Quick on the Draw

Christmas – it’s the most wonderful time of the year! It’s also the most stressful, busy, expensive, and exhausting time of the year. You could probably add your own adjectives, but you get the point. The holidays can be great, but they can also be overwhelming. And when things get overwhelming, tempers grow short. It […]

But I Mean It This Time!

“She pushed me!” “He won’t share.” As a parent of children ages 5 and 3, I am often playing referee and instructing them to look each other in the eyes and say, “I’m sorry,” and to mean it. My wife has taught them to hug it out and then for the offended party to say, […]

Apologize Without Excuse

My four-year-old son and two-year-old daughter spend a significant portion of their days fighting over the same toy. Usually, this ends in my son pushing or hitting his sister. As soon as he hurts her, he immediately says he’s sorry and looks at me in panic. Every single time, as I’m walking him to “time […]


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