What is positive discipline? Some fear it's permissive while others may not understand everything entails. Here you will find out what it is, what it isn't and how to use positive discipline in your parenting. At the bottom of this post, get a printable cheatsheet with these tips.To many, positive discipline sounds like a misnomer.For one, parents avoid the use … [Read more...] about What is Positive Discipline and Why You Might Have it Wrong
How to discipline a child effectively? So often, our children don't listen, they act out, or don't behave the way we have taught them. Inside you will read the most effective approach on how to discipline a child. Get a printable with tips on being a calmer parent at the bottom of this post.As parents, we have an internal desire to give children more opportunity, … [Read more...] about How to discipline a child: Why scientists say this is the best approach
Yelling at your kids can become a hard habit to break but it can also be quite damaging. This one simple strategy stops me from yelling at my kids and it can work for you too. Get a free printable with these tips at the bottom of the post.It was one of those hot summer's days that had blurred into scorching hot summer's days before it.Seeking refuge from the … [Read more...] about How to Stop Yelling at Your Kids Using One Simple Trick
Over and over again, I have parents ask how to get your kids to listen without yelling. Kids don't listen. Parents repeat themselves again and again. Tensions mount and then they yell. Kids get upset and feel as though the parent has been mean. The parents are beyond frustrated because they feel they've approached the situation with consideration, been ignored, and then been … [Read more...] about How to Get Your Kids to Listen Without Yelling
A spirited, strong-willed, intense, or angry child... these are all terms that we often use, or hear to describe kids with strong emotions. What we don’t always know is how to help them calm down, or how to teach them to achieve calm themselves. It is especially difficult when you don't know what has triggered your child or when you're in the midst of something important. … [Read more...] about Calm an Angry Child: Positive Parenting Strategies That Work!