How Can the Church Respond to Child on Parent Violence and Aggression?
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3y ago
After a long break, I have been galvanised into blogging today by an article published by the Christian organisation, Premier. The article (available to read here) is an uncritical report of the comments of a Christian author (who I have never heard of) on the recent news reporting of an increase in child on parent violence and abuse. Basically, the parents are to blame. Oh, and also schools, the media and society. But mostly the parents. A bit more smacking probably wouldn't hurt either. I would imagine that many would have had strong opinions on seeing news articles about child or adolescen ..read more
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The Right Questions
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4y ago
I recently attended a medical check up with my husband (I'll just pause here for a moment to relish the use of that word!). He was updating his nurse about a symptom which he described using a layman's term that I thought was pretty descriptive, as well as accurate. Nonetheless, the nurse asked numerous questions about his symptom and, in the end, determined that the word he had used was quite wrong, and it was actually something else entirely. This was a Good Thing because the treatment for what he actually had was quite different from the treatment for what he said he had. I expect we'll ..read more
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Foundations
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4y ago
At four and a half, Birdy is quite the character. Her nursery teachers describe her as "a natural leader" and say that she "knows her own mind." As I am familiar with teacher-speak, I know that these terms are euphemistic. A lot of our conversations at home are characterised by intense amounts of stubbornness and a lot of "No!" and "I don't want to!" More than I would like, I correct her, re-direct her, and cross swords with her. Sometimes she cries. Sometimes she flounces. She's got quite the teenage vibe. The other day, after a particularly sticky moment, I reflected that I had never had t ..read more
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