After last weeks post about Bullying, parents are asking for another way. How do we change? How do we learn to respect our children instead of coerce them? There are two follow up pieces to “Are we Bullying Our Children” coming. For now, here are 5 posts about respecting children that may help you get started.
How Not to Treat Children: “I have never taken an entire blog post to share a you tube video before, but this one is that good and that important! I am also including a couple of links to pieces that remind us that children are people!”
5 Changes I have Made for My Children: “It is easy for us parents to get caught in a rut; we know what we do not want to do, but what can we do to make things better with our children? Here are 5 Changes I have made for my children.”
Reconsidering Praise, Shame, and Punishment: Knowing More to Do Better: “A collection of articles for Reconsidering Sharing, Praise, Capability, and Punishing.”
Quick Start Guide: Rethinking Discipline: “Alternatives to Punishment, Living by Principles Instead of Rules and exploring what’s wrong with time outs, this is a collection of articles useful for learning to parent respectfully.”
Quick Start Guide: Living Respectfully with Children: “Learning to treat children with respect will require a change of heart, that can come only from a major shift in consciousness of how we view children and how we define respect.”