Deserving Love

2020-08-19T17:14:00-04:00August 27th, 2015|

I had a choice in a moment: To focus on the "misbehaviour" or focus instead on making sure my daughter understood one critical thing. I chose that critical thing - knowing that she is always loved by us.

Guest Post: What Is Discipline?

2020-08-20T16:16:19-04:00January 15th, 2014|

When people talk about ‘disciplining a child’, they usually mean ‘punishing’ a child. The punishment is supposed to help children learn, but research tells us punishment is an ineffective teacher... So what does it really mean to 'discipline'?

The Myth of Warmth

2020-08-21T10:23:01-04:00September 30th, 2013|

The argument is that if you have a warmer relationship at other times, the failure to be responsiveness or to even be hurtful is not a problem. The problem is that science doesn't back that up at all...