Total Momsense

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Sometimes love just ain’t enough ….

on August 21, 2012

Sometimes being a parent sucks.

The smiles, the hugs, the kisses and milestones make parenting so incredibly wonderful.

The fussing, the fighting, the discipline and punishments…. eh, not so much.

Tonight was a doozy in my house. DS has decided he should be in charge, and DH and I are actually to blame. As a current only, DS has the rule of the house. And we’ve not always been great at follow-through with discipline ….

After DS went to bed tonight, I decided to utilize some of the tools teachers use to have effective classroom management. Since DS loves to play video games and also understands the concept of the “stoplight” behavior system (red is bad, yellow is not great and green is good), I figured we’d try this:

We’ll see how it goes ….

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