Being a Mom

Finding the Right Punishment: To Spank, or Not?

Corporal punishment was in the news recently when a group of familial caretakers in Michigan was arrested for spanking a child and posting a video online. We can all agree that putting your child’s bad behavior and subsequent punishment on public display is probably not a good idea. The goal of discipline should be to correct destructive behavior and […]

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The “Art” of Parenting

As most parents have figured out, there is no one-size-fits-all formula for good parenting. Rather, good parenting involves trusting your instincts, being flexible and constant inquiry and adjustment. As the New Year begins, and we make resolutions to do various things better in the coming months,Beccastone offers a few reminders and thoughts on how we […]

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