My argument with a pastor about discipline

My argument with a pastor about discipline

I received a phone call from a pastor recently, angry that his church had booked me to speak because I didn’t believe enough in punishment and consequences. He accused me of allowing children to rule the home. I asked him to please read these two blog posts. You...
Disappoint your kids on purpose.

Disappoint your kids on purpose.

The following is an excerpt from the Discipline That Works: Get Your Kids to Listen the 1st Time CD Program, one of three programs you get FREE this week when you invest in changing yourself. Click here to see how you can control yourself…so your kids can...
Shhhhh….Special Birthday Sale.

Shhhhh….Special Birthday Sale.

MY BIRTHDAY WISH: THAT YOU CONTROL YOURSELF & ENJOY YOUR KIDS AGAIN. Our CDs are normally $197 EACH. During Kirk’s Birthday Sale, we are offering: – Any 2 Sets for $99 – Any 5 sets for $197 – EVERYTHING WE HAVE for $397 (Reg. 797). You get...
Before you discipline today…

Before you discipline today…

Before you discipline today… 1) Change your expectations. Are your kids perpetually falling short? Do they feel like they can never measure up, that it’s never good enough for you? Maybe you need to adjust your expectations and control yourself. Spend more...

Get kids off screens without a fight.

Did you know that your kids get five important needs met by playing video games? Screens provide immediate stimulation, predictability in an uncertain world, ownership, social interaction (not the way we want it, but they do connect this way)….and confidence....

When parents and teachers clash.

“Kirk, my son has come home dejected with red X’s and stomach aches nearly every day this year. He says he’s stupid and it doesn’t help that his teacher and his Dad say he’s lazy and just needs to apply himself. I know he IS trying. So...