Sunday, April 16
I hope everyone had a fantastic Easter and wonderful spring break! I am excited to see you all again and discuss the Family Devotions chapter in Habits of the Household. See you all Sunday 3pm at Banks Food Hall!
Discipline & Screentime Recap
For the past few week the group has been discussing discipline and screen time. In our transition between these topics we had a very interesting conversation about the role of the “moral imagination” in discipline and how screentime can be used to develop or detract of the virtue training of our children. The Discipline chapter…
March 5: Habits of Discipline
If you missed last week check out this recap from our Lenten Show and Tell! This Sunday we are discussing our habits of discipline in the home using Habits of the Household as our guide. This promises to be an interesting chat! What are some of your knee-jerk reactions that come out in moments of…
2/27 Recap: Lent Resources
On Sunday we had a great talk about our Lenten sacrifices and discplines for this year. I am posting links to some of the things we talked about below, starting with the things we are doing this year at my house. A lot of this is new this year. I chose most of these things…
2/19 Meeting Canceled!
This is a long weeekend for most of us. I heard from some moms that they will be out of town this weekend. I am trying to talk Reese into one last camping trip before the ticks come out this spring. So, let’s skip this weekend’s meet up and plan to do our Lent Show…
What’s coming up in Mother Culture?
Sunday 2/12: Last week we had a philosophical discussion (literally) about parenting. See the notes here. This week we are getting really practical! What works and what doesn’t work at the dinner table? How to we actually apply a parenting philosophy? Sunday 2/19: Lent show and tell. What are you and your family doing to…
Parenting Philosophy: Recap from 2/5
We took a step back from our more practical parenting discussion to talk about the importance of having a philosophy of parenting. I have tried to put all we talked about into a framework that makes sense so that we can have a resource to refer back to and so absent moms can catch up.…
Family Dinner Continued: 2/5/23
Our group had a great conversation about family mealtime habits last week! If you missed it, check out my recap. This week we are going to continue our discussion by digging deep into The Happy Dinner Table. This book is fantastic. It offers so much insight into habit training, intrinsic and extrinsic rewards, coercion, and…
Sunday 1/30 Recap
We had such an interesting conversation on Sunday talking about our mealtime habits and struggles! Here are some things that came up that aren’t really covered in the book. Tov: A Word Study Tov is a word I use in our family when I feel like we have parented in a way that is right,…
Habits of Mealtime: Forming Families
I will be referencing these two books to supplement Earley’s advice about mealtimes. The Happy Diner Table is absolutely the BEST book on parenting that no one is reading! It is full of valuable parenting advice that extends well beyond the dinner table. I am thrilled to be able to share it with the group.…