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
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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
Parenting a strong-willed child is full of ups and downs. These children are outspoken, prone to power struggles and even more likely to have meltdowns. At the same time, they're born leaders, dynamic, and a tremendous source of pride for their parents. Here you will find the key to raising strong-willed children successfully without breaking their spirit. Get a free printable … [Read more...] about Parenting a Strong-Willed Child: Research Says 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
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!