Category: ’Gentle Discipline Ideas, Successes, and Suggestions’

Parenting a Stranger’s Child

January 9th, 2014 by Dionna - Leave a comment

Have you ever parented a stranger’s child? Today Birute of AttachfromScratch shares her story of positively parenting a child at the playground.

If Spanking Does Not Work in the Long-Term, Why Start Spanking at All?

October 4th, 2012 by Dionna - 3 Comments

Those few years that parents are “allowed” to spank are also the years that our children are forming lasting mental impressions of us. Would you rather your child form an impression of trust, or of fear?

Understanding and Responding to Preschooler Spitting

July 3rd, 2012 by Dionna - 9 Comments

My child is simply one preschooler in a long, long line of preschoolers to display this particularly unappealing behavior. Who knew?!

3 Common Preschooler Behaviors and 3 Ways to Deal with Them (While Connecting with Your Child)

June 28th, 2012 by Dionna - 8 Comments

Spitting. Potty language. Whining. Virtually every parent of every preschooler has had to deal with one or more of these three hallmarks of the preschool age. Here are a few ideas that may help.

Working Toward Cooperation

June 30th, 2011 by Dionna - 8 Comments

This post was written for inclusion in the 2nd Annual Carnival of Gentle Discipline hosted at Parenting Gently. All week, June 27 – July 1, we will be featuring articles and posts about alternatives to punitive discipline. See the bottom of this post for more information. ~~~~ This post is…

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