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Mention the word “discipline” in the context of dealing with a child, and what usually comes to mind? Typically, one may have a mental image of a parent or teacher with a fierce look on his/her face, giving a stern lecture or command, with maybe a belt or wooden stick or some spanking implement in hand for good measure. 1,481 more words
Let’s delineate permissive parenting from Attachment Parenting.
Although I’m sure there are some AP adherents who also engage in overly permissive parenting, most APs practice what’s generally called either “positive discipline” or “gentle discipline” (I prefer gentle discipline, so that’s what I’ll call it here), which is an intentional method of discipline that seeks nonpunitive methods by which to set healthy and necessary boundaries for our children so as help them develop into functional, responsible, and self-disciplined adults. 1,057 more words
“We do not believe that the basics are reading, writing, and arithmetic…the basics are courage, confidence, and life skills because with these, children have fertile ground on which to plant the seeds of academics and to live successfully in the world” (Nelsen, Lott, & Glenn). 306 more words