This is a collection of some of my most-viewed, most shared, and often most-controversial, posts of all time.
1. 5 (Alternative) Reasons Modern-Day Parenting Is In Crisis
2. Six Things My Kids Are Allowed To Say To Adults
3. ‘Happy Holidays’ and other four letter words
4. My Promise To My Children
5. Why My Kids Will Never Be Socialized
5 Phrases To Use When Your Child Is Having a Hard Time
How (and why) I opted out of being the meanest mom in the world
Ten Tips For Happier Living With Your Teenager
So I Hit Him
Your kids are communicating with you, not manipulating you
Gentle Discipline: So What DO You Do?
Not My Idea of a Hero
Children Are Not Baked Goods
Why I Don’t Pick My Battles
The Black and White of Spanking
52 Ways to Have a Time-In
The Boy Named Johnny
Is It Okay To Let Your Child Cry?
Just Wait Till Your Kids Are Teens
Why I don’t cry (or yell) over spilled milk
I stole your stuff. Now I’m holding it for ransom.
Five words and phrases we need to stop saying about moms and motherhood
Food, Freedom, and Why I Stopped Using The Phrase, “Clean Eating”
Dear Parents: Don’t Be An Asshole
Twelve Ways To Raise Children That Are Generous And Kind
Surprises *This post was not written by me. It is a guest post by my brilliant friend Alice. It got nearly 5000 views, and has absolutely earned its spot in the list.
It’s that time of year again, folks
So You’re Thinking of Homeschooling
Unschooling: Don’t You Worry That They’ll Miss Something?
Unschooling, Christianity, and Other Misconceptions
The Five R’s For New Homeschoolers
Unschooling, According to the Kids
Does Unschooling Mean Anything Goes?
Christian Unschooling, Part One; Part Two: Freedom; Part Three: Humble Yourself Like a Child; Part Four: That Pesky Word, ‘Radical’
How I Learned To Read: Four Unschooled Kids, Four Stories
Dear Chick Fil A, I Love You But
I Am Not a Christian
Child Abuse Cloaked as “Christian Discipline”… Another Death at the Hands of Pearl Followers
And They’ll Know We Are Christians by Our Judgment, Arrogance, and Intolerance
Silly Christians, Cups Are For Coffee
I Won’t Throw Stones…. Unless You’re LGBT