Research has shown time and again that punishment is ineffective when parenting. Find out why punishment doesn't work and what to do instead. These parenting techniques are the best way to raise well behaved, moral children. Authoritarian versus authoritative parenting, developmental psychology, parenting styles, positive parenting tips, gentle parenting strategies, moral reasoning, internal locus of control.

Why Punishment is Ineffective & What to do Instead

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An overwhelming amount of research suggests that using punishment is ineffective way to discipline. Find out why and what to do instead…   Most of us were raised by a generation who experienced corporal punishment at home and at school. For instance, my dad remembers being pulled out of class (he probably deserved that part […]

Is positive parenting permissive parenting?

Is Positive Parenting Permissive Parenting?

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  Positive parenting also known as empathetic, authoritative, gentle, or peaceful parenting is a parenting style that avoids imposing punishments and uses positive forms of discipline. A glimpse into the household of a positive parent and it would be easy to wonder, is positive parenting permissive?   Positive parents either do not, or try their best […]

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5 Tips For Parenting a Strong-Willed, Sensitive Child

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Parenting a strong-willed, sensitive child is challenging. We want to preserve their spirit while effectively parenting them. Find tangible tips here.   My little girl is undoubtedly all of what I could have dreamt up in a child and more. A dynamic, inquisitive, strong-willed, sensitive child, she is anything but placid. In her preschool classroom, she […]