Children sometimes get into funky moods for no "good" reason.
Wait until your son is older and try again.
"There is no point to a consequence if it does not produce a permanent memory."
Let your daughter deal with this in her own way
The childhood obesity problem in this country is a disgrace.
"We will tell them that learning how to be different is character-building."
In optional activities, childhood usually should be a time of free-form experimentation.
Living with Children
What, in the school's view, constitutes punishment?