...when we take our kids seriously, they will come to take themselves seriously!Read More
It's good to understand WHY kids lie. Of course, they're not going to be able to tell you, but when you understand what may be behind the lying, it can alter your response to it, and that can make all the difference in the world!Read More
"So, there I am at the supermarket. It's a BEAUTIFUL late summer/early autumn day. Warm, sunny, dry, fragrant air... I'm putting my groceries into the car and just enjoying everything, and I hear a shopping cart go by. I glance up, and it's one of those carts with a toy car in the front, and the little driver is taking his role very seriously. My heart goes pitter-patter as I enjoy his enjoyment."Read More
A delectable, comforting, enriching, nutritious soup depends on having the right ingredients in the right quantities. And, in the radical unschooling “soup,” peaceful parenting principles constitute the soup base. Radical unschooling without peaceful parenting may not go down so easy, and may not leave the best taste in your mouth. (The truth is, peaceful parenting makes everything taste better!)Read More
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In the heat of an extremely tense moment...when you are feeling stressed out, at your wit’s end, like you’re just about to explode… When you feel like you have No More Capacity for patience…
...Asking this important question and remaining alert for a good answer...and taking the steps it takes to create a durable plan (and, recognizing when it needs to be refined and being willing to go back to the drawing board), that's how you turn an ideal into a workable reality.Read More
This is germane to peaceful parenting and preventing child abuse because we hold and made decisions based on the stories we believe about what we have to do, which could prevent and interfere with much of the spontaneous joy our children wish to bring to us!Read More