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...

Becoming a Gentle Parent

2020-08-21T10:25:02-04:00August 29th, 2013|

For many of us, we grew up with physical punishment, yelling, shaming, even full-on abuse. We so desperately want to change that cycle, but how? It can be unbelievably difficult to do. One mom asked if I could do a post on ways to change and work towards being the gentle parent we want to be. So here we are.

Let’s Talk Spanking

2020-08-21T14:02:04-04:00October 8th, 2012|

One would think that with the evidence cited by many countries and health professions against the practice, the issue would be moot. But (yes, there’s a ‘but’), much of the older research cited has flaws and thus leaves the door open for those who support the practice to stake their claim.