Simply sitting back and observing in a general crowd with children it becomes clear so quickly that children seemingly require permission to be human by so many adults. To cry. To make mistakes. To go to the toilet. To have a hard time. To feel heard. To be excited. To be scared. To feel safe. […]
What DO we do Instead of Punishment?
Probably the most frequently asked question I get asked by readers in comments of shares of my parenting posts is “what do you do then?” How do respectful parents parent without punishment and other forms of manipulation? When they hear that we don’t spank, yell, force manners, use time out, take possessions, manipulate or bribe they […]