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We Yell, We Cry….. Part 1

Saturday was a really sucky parenting day. The kind of day that had me just sitting there, completely defeated, like a child whose mom has just told them they’re not going to the amusement park tomorrow after all. 1,018 more words


Stop Power Struggles with Kids

Using Natural Consequences

When kids don’t wear their coat, they get cold. When children refuse to eat, they become hungry. When they don’t use an umbrella in the rain, they get wet. 182 more words

Positive Discipline

Daily Inspiration 03/04/15 - Allow Your Children to Experience Life's Contrasts

“Don’t shield your children from experiencing life’s contrasts as children. To the extent that it will cause them no irrevocable harm, allow them to experience all of the natural laws and consequences of The Universe without interruption or intervention.” 17 more words

Daily Inspirations & Affirmations

Parent Resource: Building Resilience in our Children

It’s difficult as a parents to let our children make their own mistakes, to see them struggle through a difficult situation, all the while knowing that we can help them by simply tying their shoes for them, or pick up the chair that they’re trying to lift on their own…but are we… 343 more words


A new twist on natural consequences...

“My sons are 24 and 27 and that is definitely the way I disciplined them…there are lots of opportunities for them to learn their own consequences…I used to make them “watch” the clock and tell Mummy when it was time to drive them to school, got them to tell Mummy when it was time to do the laundry because the basket was full – all this seemed to make them more aware and share the responsibility of being a family.” (Oh2bhuman, on… 330 more words


Natural Consequences: A shining beacon of hope

As you know I am a firm believer in natural consequences. I believe that things happen for reason, and I also believe that with kids with disabilities, you have to mean what you say, and say what you mean at all times. 565 more words

Standing in the Bath...Thinking

A few months ago, Sprout decided he would no longer sit in the tub. Needless to say, this was not a decision that Chris and I welcomed. 717 more words