You would look at your child”s tantrum with the same eyes if you knew that when a child goes through a tantrum what he is saying is: “Sorry, I do not do this to annoy you. I am frustrated that I can not do certain things because I am very small, help me to do it,…Read More Observe Your Child"s Behavior To Understand Them
The following example describes how to put together a positive discipline routine for bedtime, but the procedure is applicable to any routine of the day. Tell your child that together they will do a bedtime routine and that this will help them to organize and avoid conflicts and delays. Take a leaf and a pen and…Read More Make A Positive Discipline Routine As Your Bestfriend
School life is as important to a child as work and responsibilities for adults. Vacation time is a time of leisure and fun and thinking about having to meet the demands of school routines can again bring some stress to the little ones. That is why we need to prepare our children in advance for…Read More Accompany Your Child In School With Love
We all want to belong and be recognized, but this desire changes with age. For example, children want to belong and be accepted in their families and their schools, the most important thing for them is the approval of their parents. But in adolescence this perception changes because for adolescents the most important thing is to be…Read More Understanding My Teenager (And Myself)
Punishment is a measure taken without respecting the person in front of you, without measuring the scope of the sanction and in an altered state of mind. A consequence is a measure taken calmly, thinking and warning the effect that is coming, without reproaches, cries, bad manners, and always about the action or behavior manifested,…Read More On Bad Behavior: Teach Life Skills Instead Of Punishment
As we already know “children do not come with the manual” and what we think would be easy to solve, it becomes a challenge when we decide to raise in love and respect because parents must re-educate us and learn new ways to guide our children. Positive Discipline is a philosophy of parenting based on…Read More Positive Discipline Workshop
What is self-esteem? Why is it so important? How can parents help in building a healthy self-esteem? Self-esteem is what each person feels about themselves. The feeling of own value. The valuation we make about ourselves, based on thoughts, feelings, and experiences that we collect throughout our lives. In this way we believe that we are…Read More Cultivate Self-esteem To Your Child
The “thinking chair” is not something we use in Positive Discipline because it is a behavioral practice that from our philosophy does not teach long-term skills, i.e., for life. Some books and foster counselors say that it is appropriate to place the child in a boring and solitary place – in a relationship of one…Read More The Truth About “Time Out" Or “Thinking Chair"