• I Don't Punish My Teens, But I Do This Instead

    2 monthes ago - By Scary Mommy

    I've never punished my kids. Ever.
    I've yelled at them for sure. I've sighed passive aggressively to grind my disappointment into their still developing brains. I've ignored them or left the living room (or maybe it's the laundry room based on the mountains of fresh washed clothes piled on the couches) with more heavy sighs for good measure. But I've never taken away a precious electronic appendage or canceled a sleepover.
    I've never made good on the promise of donating beloved toys to more appreciative children or doomed them to their rooms on sunny days. Maybe I don't have the guts or...
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