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The Family Meeting {Positive Discipline}

I recently read through Positive Discipline by Jane Nelsen for some training hours and I really can’t say enough about how much it’s simplified our parenting. 591 more words

Foster Parenting

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

Workshop: Parenting, the Positive Discipline Way

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

This Motherhood Thing

Family Meetings

Over this past Christmas and New Year I spent some of my quiet time reading Positive Discipline by Jane Nelsen. I was looking for more ideas on how to positively interact with the small Oh Wailys. 665 more words


People Learn Best When They Feel Safe and Loved

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

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Book Review - Positive Discipline

Our son is our pride and joy. We love him and want the best for him. So when I saw this book, I knew I had to read it. 275 more words


Engaging experiences (41 out of 365) #blogaday

“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

Field Placement