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
Parenting a strong-willed, sensitive child is challenging. We want to preserve their spirit while effectively parenting them. This is how to work with your child's temperament, improve cooperation and celebrate who they are. Scroll to the bottom of this post for a printable cheatsheetMy first strong-willed, sensitive child was my daughter. Shortly after she was … [Read more...] about Parenting a strong-willed, sensitive child: This is what you need to know
To the unknowing eye, positive parenting can be mistaken for permissive parenting. This is because positive parents forgo the use of punishment and listen to their children's feelings. Here is the crucial difference between the two parenting styles.My daughter and oldest son were in the throes of a heated argument when a store attendant got uncomfortably close to … [Read more...] about This is the Crucial Difference Between Positive and Permissive Parenting
It felt like sibling rivalry had overtaken our household and my sanity. In enacting three very simple sibling rivalry solutions, peace has been restored and our family is so much happier. Get a free printable with these tips at the bottom of this post.Sibling rivalry eroded the joy of parenting my kids.Of course, I loved them unconditionally loved them and still … [Read more...] about How to Stop Sibling Rivalry Using Unbelievably Simple Strategies