Take one sturdy kid, add the following ingredients…

posted on January 28, 2010 by  |  posted under Family Time, Parenting  |  10 Comments

Take one sturdy kid add the following ingredients

Rustle up a Recipe for Rearing a Kid!

‘A recipe book on child guidance would make

parenting a lot easier…’


You know when you have those ‘parenting’ questions…am I doing this right?  Am I showing enough love, etc…I have them quite often.

Lucky for me, my dad is a child psychologist and I get to ask him a ton of questions.  When we were growing up, he wrote articles about parenting for the newspaper.  I asked him the other day if we could use one on How Does She?  to help us fill our ‘Love her family’ category with good, fun, parenting advise.   He sent me this article…I am glad he did because I didn’t know he was this funny!

If you like it leave a comment and maybe we can convince him to write another article with your ‘comment love!’

This article is copyrighted.   You are more than welcome to use a 2 line spinet in your blog, but you must refer back to HowDoesShe.com for the full article.  Thanks!


Thanks Dad!

Take one sturdy kid add the following ingredients

    1. January 28th, 2010 at 10:02 am
      sage says:
      What a clever man.
    2. January 28th, 2010 at 10:17 am
      Shelley says:
      How Funny. Instead of writing articles,...do you think he could actually write that recipe book? I'd love to have it as a reference. ;)
    3. January 28th, 2010 at 11:31 am
      Bambi says:
      I LOVE IT!! As a mother of 4 kids (ages 12,9,8,7) these will come in handy :) Thanks again Dr. Boswell!
    4. January 28th, 2010 at 3:09 pm
      Kasey says:
      Clever!! Thanks for the smile. I needed it today!
    5. January 28th, 2010 at 3:36 pm
      Margot says:
      Good stuff here. My favorite? "Sharing: Refer to fictional characters in story books...."
    6. January 29th, 2010 at 11:59 am
      Natalie Kay says:
      I would be willing to have an entire recipe box full of these! I've never read something like this that could be so fun and SO TRUE! I hope there's more where that came from. Thank you Dr Boswell for adding an extra smile to the daily battle of parenting!
    7. January 31st, 2010 at 10:17 pm
      Monica M. says:
      haha --that was great!
    8. February 17th, 2010 at 4:18 pm
      Lacie says:
      Thanks for the laugh, I have three kids and yes a variation of that recipe is used at my house all the time!!!
    9. March 17th, 2010 at 11:58 am
      Soledad says:
      I so needed that "saucy bedroom cleaning guide" recipe. I am trying it out with my daughter after work. Thanks for sharing your dad's wisdom.
    10. May 19th, 2010 at 8:18 pm
      Maura Bowen says:
      What a great post, and what a fabulous, helpful blog. I especially love your "love her family" section. Keep up the great work!
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