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.
All toddlers can be willful and even difficult. However, you may find you're parenting a strong-willed toddler if your child tends to be prone to power struggles, is highly emotional and is determined to a fault. Fortunately, there are three powerful positive parenting strategies that will improve cooperation and calm tantrums in the most strong-willed children.My … [Read more...] about Front-Loading, Redirection & Connection: 3 powerful strategies for your strong-willed toddler
For a parent, one of the most humbling and frustrating experiences is when your child backtalks or disrespects you. This powerful approach is rooted in positive discipline and will calm the most disrespectful behaviour and stop backtalk. Get a printable cheat sheet with this technique at the bottom of the post.There have been times in our family, I have felt like I … [Read more...] about How to stop backtalk and restore peace in your family
When battles over toys happen, here is a strategy that will end fights over toys and answer the question about kids sharing. This summer our front patio has become a place that the neighbour kids congregate. When we're home, it's common to have anywhere from two to eight kids outside playing with mine. Whether it's on the stoop experimenting with craft … [Read more...] about Kids Sharing: This is How to put an end Fighting Over Toys