Category: ’Gentle/Positive Discipline’

My Greedy Kid

January 17th, 2013 by Dionna - 14 Comments

Shannon talks about how she handles sharing and “greed” with her five year old.

Confessions of a Reformed Spanker

January 2nd, 2013 by Dionna - 40 Comments

An intimate story from my friend, Destany, who is a reformed spanker. Destany says, “I learned that un-spanked children are not undisciplined children, and that spanking does not equal discipline.”

10 Ideas to Help Children Learn to Say “Thank You”

December 24th, 2012 by Dionna - 3 Comments

Forcing children to say “thank you” does not necessarily motivate them to say it from the heart. Here are 10 ideas to help encourage them to show their gratitude meaningfully.

Regulating Your Own Emotions: A Chat with Dr. Laura of Aha! Parenting

December 5th, 2012 by Dionna - Leave a comment

Listen to the recording of the call I did with Dr. Laura Markham of – we talked about Regulating Our Own Emotions.

Join Us for a Chat with Dr. Laura of

November 25th, 2012 by Dionna - 6 Comments

Code Name: Mama and Natural Parents Network are hosting two FREE live telephone calls with Dr. Laura Markham of The first on Wednesday, November 28, the second on Tuesday, December 4, 2012; both are at 10:00pm EST.

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