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Do You Parent and Discipline by Default?

Do you parent by default? By that I mean do you use the same parenting and discipline methods that your own parents did? Many, if not most parents do. That’s because they’ve never really thought it through as to whether … Continue reading

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Talking to Children in Ways that Invite Cooperation

We’ve always heard that how we say something is more important than what we say.  Now we know why.  It’s because of mirror neurons. Mirror neurons allow us to tune in to the movements and feelings of others and are … Continue reading

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Problem solving as a “POWER WITH” tool (Encouraging Kids to More Positive Behaviour – Step 5)

“When provided the opportunity to problem solve, children often come up with some of the same solutions that they would ignore if they were offered by adults in the form of lectures!” It’s amazing what great problem solvers children can … Continue reading

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Are the Kids in Your Life Misbehaving? Encouraging Kids to More Positive Behavior – Step 2

Are you trying to control children with punishment? If you read my last post, you’ll have read about how trying to control kid’s behaviour through punishment is an illusion.  But if we give up punishment what do we do? If … Continue reading

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Styles of Parenting & Teaching Children

What’s your Style? As part of my work, I am constantly looking for books and resources that will enhance my knowledge in the area of child development, parenting, etc.   Over the holidays, one of the books I read was Raising … Continue reading

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