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If you’re reading this, it means that you love asking questions just as much as I do. I’m here to help you find all the answers. From educational articles to informative posts, my blog is your source for all sorts of knowledge. Join the community today!

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Dignity in Death

E-Book is on sale now for Kindle. Paperback edition is now available on Amazon!

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Dignity in Death

E-Book is on sale now for Kindle. Paperback edition is now available on Amazon!

Barbara Frandsen parenting book

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Parenting with Kindness & Consequences

Paperback edition is now available on Amazon!

Who Might Find This Blog Useful?

Parents, grandparents, teachers, pre-service teachers, and expectant mothers and fathers will benefit most. Social workers, tutors, coaches, and churches all stand to gain by accumulating ideas for teaching and guiding children. School administrators might learn something new! Welcome to my blog! Please leave comments and questions so that we can grow together.

What is the Promise?

I commit to post a minimum of one blog a week.


Comments and questions will receive responses. I will be honest, personal, and informed. Finally, I want to continue to learn along with each of you as we seek to enhance the lives of children we love.


Is There a Policy on Comments?


Open, honest, courteous communication will always be welcome. I hope you will respond to blogs with questions and comments. Disagreements will also be welcome.


Parenting from Birth Forward

  • Loving and Caring

  • Developing Language

  • Safeguarding Your Home

  • Developing Emotional Resilience

  • Learning from Diverse Cultures


Parenting with Kindness

  • Modeling Kindness

  • Avoiding Entitlement by Teaching Social and Emotional Growth

  • Dignifying Mistakes

  • Redirecting Negative Actions to Positive Behaviors

  • Guiding Toilet Training

  • Using Choices to Teach

Parenting with Consequences

  • Connecting Behaviors to Consequences

  • Correcting Our Mistakes

  • Emphasizing the Importance of Chores and Work

  • Using the Power of I’m Not Willing . . .

Parenting Anger with Healing as the Goal

  • Responding to Types of Tantrums

  • Meeting the Needs of Four Types of Challenging Children

  • Teaching Ways to Manage Anger

  • Understanding the Hazards of Punishment

  • Recognizing Toxic Parents

  • Establishing Guidelines for Technology

  • Helping Children with Behaviors than Harm Others

  • Healing Severe Behaviors


Parents as Teachers

  • Emphasizing Creativity

  • Bonding Speech with Writing and Reading

  • Using Sensory Input to Strengthen Learning

  • Considering Challenges of Dyslexia and Dysgraphia

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