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Handling Disagreements: One Important Thing We Can Model for Our Children

May 19th, 2014 | Leave a comment

How often do we forget to model respect? How often do we mumble swear words at the speeding driver, grumble about something our partner forgot to do? Ever catch yourself shouting something mean to your partner, perhaps name calling in the heat of the moment? Ariadne shares tips for modeling respect for our children.  MORE

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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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