Thursday, November 20, 2008

LNO

Tuesday night I attended LNO (ladies night out) for he first time with my sis in-law and Jobeth. Let me just say, what an inspiration Rhonda is (she leads LNO). I had such a great time. It's so nice to spend time with mothers and realize we all something in common. The well being of our children.
Rhonda spoke on many different points but what spoke to me the most was her determination and consistency. Parenting isn't easy but it has to be consistent. She taught many methods of how to be consistent on discipline your children on in these situations:
-like how to behave a restaurant
-riding in the car
-fighting with others
-manners
-respecting adults

These are just a few point she discussed but each point was handled with great coaching, role playing and parenting skills. She taught us how to speak to our children without ALWAYS having to raise our voice and explaining the situation instead of just punishing the child. She also told us it's ok to have a bad day and to get upset but then you turn it over to the Lord.

Rhonda is such an inspiration and I know only God has given her this gift to speak to women! I found myself saying I wish this was once a week instead of once a month. She challenged me to be a better mother and wife!

3 comments:

Mrs. Cup said...

That's great! I'm so glad you're enjoying it!

TheVanzants said...

Glad you went with us! Can't wait for the next one!!

Katie Lake said...

I have to say I agree about the parenting. My parents are both mental health professionals (my mother is also an ordained methodist minister) and growing up instead of punishing up they would sit us down to talk. We would discuss what happened, why it was wrong, who it affected, and finally how it could have been done differently. It made such an impression on me everytime!