Thursday, January 22, 2015

Access Denied

My children were out of control so I texted Andrew and asked permission to ban all movies, video games, and tv shows for the month of January.  He said yes and I am the happiest mama on the block.  Blake has never learned how to transition off of media so this has been a breath of fresh air.  I wish I could pull the plug forever, but I know the lesson of self-regulation is an obvious need.  I myself do not believe in potty charts with gold stars or toys used as carrots, but instead try to foster a conversation about the issue (plus lots of rags and carpet cleaner).  It isn't working on either end so I am going to need to find that middle ground for Blake and his siblings.  I wish the boy wanted to throw a football in the backyard!

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