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Why Positive Parenting?

Category: Discipline | Date: 5 July 2016

by Dr. Laura Markham   “I’ve come to the frightening conclusion that I am the decisive element. It’s my daily mood that makes the weather. As a parent or teacher, I possess a tremendous power to make a child’s life miserable or joyous. I can be a tool of torture or an instrument of inspiration. I can humiliate or humor, hurt or heal. In all situations, it...

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What’s Wrong With Strict Parenting?

Category: Discipline | Date: 5 July 2016

By Dr Laura Markham   Research shows that most people think strict parenting produces better-behaved kids.  However, research studies on discipline consistently show that strict, or authoritarian, child-raising actually produces kids with lower self esteem who behave worse than other kids — and therefore get punished more!  Strict parenting actually creates behavior...

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Teens and Boundaries

Category: Discipline | Date: 5 July 2016

Author: Unknown Date: September 2010   One of the things that define the teen years for many parents is difficulty with boundaries and discipline. Teens are eager to assert their independence, and this can often conflict with the rules you’ve set for your family. Dealing positively with these conflicts is important and will set a good example for your teen as he or she matures...

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How to Use Positive Parenting

Category: Discipline | Date: 5 July 2016

Author:  Dr Laura Markham Date published: Unknown Contact details: Option available to contact author on site Source:  http://www.ahaparenting.com/parenting-tools/positive-discipline/use-positive-discipline     Discipline has nothing to do with punishment.  Punishment is imposing something unpleasant on a person in response to behavior deemed wrong by the punisher. ...

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Discipline the Waldorf Way

Category: Discipline | Date: 5 July 2016

By Panjee Tapales Source: https://waldorfmom.net/parenting/discipline-the-waldorf-way/     There’s a myth about Waldorf Education and discipline. I’ve read some comments saying Waldorf kids are not disciplined and are allowed to do what they want. My experience has been the opposite, and I cannot say enough how grateful I am to Bella Tan, from whom I was fortunate...

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