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
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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.
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
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
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