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

Respectful Parents Respectful Kids, Part 1 Discussion

February 6th, 2011 by Dionna - Comments Off on Respectful Parents Respectful Kids, Part 1 Discussion

Welcome to Code Name: Mama’s second online book club! It is so exciting to be surrounded by parents who are motivated to explore ways in which we can grow and offer our children the best of ourselves. Today is our first discussion of Respectful Parents Respectful Kids by Sura Hart…

Respectful Parents Respectful Kids Online Book Discussion and Giveaway CLOSED

January 24th, 2011 by Dionna - 10 Comments

For our second installment of the Code Name: Mama Online Book Discussion Group, we will be reading and discussing Respectful Parents Respectful Kids by Sura Hart and Victoria Kindle Hodson. Anyone and everyone is invited to participate, all you need is a copy of the book (borrowed1 or bought), an…

Love the Things You Hate

January 20th, 2011 by Dionna - 17 Comments

I get a daily parenting email from The emails center around gentle, respectful parenting, and they are such a great way to start my morning. A couple of weeks ago, I got an email that was about the phrase “love the child, hate the behavior.”1 The tip said: Our…

The Power of 10

January 16th, 2011 by Dionna - 14 Comments

In 101 Things to Do Instead of Yelling at or Spanking Your Child, I listed 101 activities adults can try in an effort to calm down when faced with a parenting challenge. For anyone still on the fence about giving yourself a chance to calm down before you come back…

Gentle Potty Learning Tips

January 14th, 2011 by Dionna - 44 Comments

I’ve been meaning to write this post for awhile – Kieran started to transition out of diapers in April 2010 (he was about 30 months old when I washed my very last diaper), but I think it’s taken this long to really sink in that our child is really, truly…

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