Category: Parenting

  • Hugs, Hugs, Hugs!

    Hugs, Hugs, Hugs!

    In a recent 3-part parenting workshop where I shared Positive Discipline parenting tools, this was one of the biggest hits! The tool is simple – use hugs in difficult moments. Here is 1 mom’s report after our first class where she learned about how to offer your child a hug when they are throwing a…

  • Video Clip – Kindess & Firmness

    Video Clip – Kindess & Firmness

    Last month I had a 3-part Parenting Workshop series on Positive Discipline.  I LOVE the tools of Positive Discipline and encourage parents everywhere to check out their resources.  Click here to visit Positive Discipline You can check out their books here.   Here is a quick tip to be less frustrated/angry when you follow-through.

  • A day of slow parenting

    A day of slow parenting

    Have you heard of this new movement called “Slow Parenting”.  I was first introduced to the idea a month ago when a mom wrote an article on opting for a “Slow Parenting” summer.  The idea was intriguing.  The main concept is to slow down in this very busy planned world we all live in.  It’s an…

  • How to help a 1-year-old having a tantrum

    How to help a 1-year-old having a tantrum

    I absolutely love Positive Discipline! Click here to visit Positive Discipline.  If you haven’t checked out any of their books or website – do it now! They have the best advice (in my opinion) for how to help behaviors in a  way that is kind AND firm at the same time. Today, I want to…