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From: "Betty McCollum" <>
Subject: Re: [ARIZARD] off subject
Date: Mon, 18 Feb 2008 13:08:15 -0600
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From: "Gen Unrein" <>
Sent: Sunday, February 17, 2008 11:41 PM
Subject: [ARIZARD] off subject
> Sorry, I'm just getting around to reading the list.
> When it comes to "spare the rod", I've learned other ways of
> keeping control of all my little ones. They stand with their nose
> touching the wall, and if they fidget too much, they have to hold
> their hands behind their back. They can't play with anything,
> kick their feet, or look around like they can sitting in a time out
> chair. Because of their ages, they only have to stand there until
> they have quit causing a fuss, or if they're older, they have to
> count out loud to 50 or say their ABC's. And I do listen to them.
> Saying numbers or their letters gives their minds something to
> grasp on to, and takes them away from what they were angry
> about. It doesn't take them long to settle down.
> It works so well, I go in the hallway and have seen the stuffed
> animals facing the wall, because they were "being naughty".
> My daughter says I have very little problem with the kids, because
> my rules never change, and the rules are for everybody, including
> my grown up kids.
> Too bad that rules got thrown out with the scriptures.
> Anyone ever think that when they started just printing the New
> Testament Bibles, the Ten Commandments weren't in them?
> If my memory serves me, they're found in the Old Testament.
> (Course I could be wrong about this.)
> What a loss that was, don't you think?
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