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Parenting Without Punishment: Guidelines, Empathy, and Natural Consequences (A 4-Step Action Plan)

August 30th, 2013 | 6 Comments

When I moved away from rules and punishment it was very much trial-and-error, and over time I’ve found what works to keep our family (myself and my two daughters, who are 9.5 and 3.5 years old) connected and running smoothly. Today I’d like to share a concrete example of how using guidelines, empathy and natural consequences looked for one of …  MORE

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