The Intelligencer / Wheeling News-Registerhttp://www.theintelligencer.netTop Blogsen-usWed, 23 Jul 2014 17:50:05 EDTWed, 23 Jul 2014 17:50:05 EDT, discipline not mutually exclusive,-discipline-not-mutually-exclusive.htmlIt is hard being a compassionate parent without becoming a pushover parent. I have to be able to say to my 8-year-old daughter, "I know you are upset because you aren't allowed to watch or play longer. But it's time to (whatever).Tue, 8 Jul 2014 14:45:47 EDTLeery of lightning sure was a thunder boomer last night! I was driving home from Pittsburgh at about 10 p.m. when I hit the rain in Washington County.Thu, 19 Jun 2014 17:20:15 EDTHappy birthday to me should not fall on Wednesdays. There should be a law about that. What can you do on a Wednesday!? I work, and I also have band practice in Pittsburgh on Wednesday nights, so any celebration with family is out.Wed, 4 Jun 2014 11:07:45 EDTWhat Makes You Happy?'s been a loooooonnggg winter, and more than ever, I am looking forward to warm summer evenings spent with family and friends! Being stuck inside for all those months led to me getting stuck in a rut of boredom, inactivity and ... well, just, blah.Thu, 15 May 2014 10:51:12 EDTParenting From the Heart Review <P> I hadn't heard of Steven W. Vannoy's "The 10 Greatest Gifts I Give My Children" until the press release about its 20th anniversary printing popped into my email.Mon, 5 May 2014 13:23:51 EDT