Research has shown certain consequences for kids undermine the goal of raising good, moral children. However, natural and logical consequences are invaluable teachers.The main goal of my parenting is to raise moral children. And even though my end goal is clear, getting there is certainly full of twists and turns. You see, my children entered this world with their own … [Read more...] about The best and worst consequences for moral development
Parenting Young Children
Did you know that lecturing or scolding undermines the effectiveness of our parenting? Find out why as well as how to raise your children well without the use of scolding, chastizing or lecturing. These positive discipline techniques are rooted in the most current research on the brain and child development.I am a recovering serial lecturer.Maybe it's because of my … [Read more...] about Scolding undermines effective parenting. This is why.
To many, positive parenting, also known as authoritative parenting, sounds like a misnomer. If you take away punishment, how will a child know who is in charge? Find out how to execute positive parenting from a position of strength and raise well-adjusted, responsible children.Last week, a question popped up in my facebook group that sent me back to the beginning of my … [Read more...] about Research says this is how to use positive parenting from a position of strength
When it comes to summer activities for kids, you don't need to plan or spend too much. In fact, the way to give your child the best summer possible is incredibly simple. Find out how below.One of the highlights of my summers growing up were back-to-back sleepovers with my best friend, Meghan.Her parents are my Godparents and my parents are hers. And so there were … [Read more...] about 3 Golden Rules to Give Your Child the Best Summer Ever
There is a higher incidence of child stress, anxiety and disorders than ever before. This is how to change the course and improve your child's life.My two oldest children bound off of the school bus. Their backpacks bounce with their gate. They're grinning from ear-to-ear, elated to be home and see me. Because the baby is on my hip, they wrap their arms around my … [Read more...] about There is an undeclared war on childhood. This is how to stop it.