Tag Archives: discipline

Why it’s Time to Stop Criticizing Contemporary Parents

There seems to be a lot of criticism of contemporary parents, but we’re actually killin’ this child-rearing thing. Parents: Tell me…

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Conscious Discipline: Relationships, not Rewards or Punishment

A guest post by Carmen Bernard — Fourteen years ago, I was a young teacher working in a pre-kindergarten classroom…

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Setting Consequences through Limit Setting

Back in April, I talked about therapeutic limit setting. We went through some examples of limit setting, using basic play scenarios. Once…

Therapeutic Limit Setting: Using Play Therapy at Home

Back in March, our school district put on a free two-week seminar to help parents deal with behavioral issues in…

The Parenting Secret All Kids Should Know?

I gave up yelling for Lent. It’s not going so well. We use Love and Logic and I cannot say enough…

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What’s a Grandparent to Do?

This has been a great week. Our youngest son and wife had their second daughter. And of course, per my…

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Teaching Restorative Justice to My Grandchildren

  I had the joy of being with my daughter’s family this last week.  They are an “entwined  family”….2 children from Dad, 1…