Amber and I have been feeling quite smug, of late.
I’m not sure what it was. I think it was probably the 70% rule. We’ve been trying really hard to ensure that 70% or more of our interactions with our kids are positive.
But something has changed in the boys. They fight less. They express affection more. They’re quicker to apologize to each other and to us.
It’s been quite blissful, actually.
On Sunday, after returning from church, Amber and I decided to take a much-needed nap. In the past, this has been extremely hard to do. Just when we fall asleep, the fighting begins. But this time, we were confident our newly reformed boys would leave us be.
And they did. Read more »