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What's the difference between punishment and discipline? no punishment positive boundaries positive discipline positive parenting Oct 12, 2022

I was talking to my husband the other day about my emails – he’s a loyal supporter of my work and is on my mailing list.

He said "That one you wrote about whether you should discipline your child was great" 

 "Do you mean the one with the title:

‘Should you ever...

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Am I too soft or am I too strict? firm parenting positive boundaries positive discipline positive parenting Feb 01, 2022

Some parents are worried about being too strict and then they feel like they get trampled on.

Others worry they are being too harsh and wind up shouting, but they don’t like the atmosphere that shouting creates at home.

 So today I made a video for you about Positive...

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It's all your fault behaviour management boundaries for kids calm parenting compassionate parenting emotional intelligence managing misbehaviour positive discipline Jun 08, 2021

My mother’s favourite expression is ‘A mother’s place is in the wrong’

 It makes me smile and it is so easy to slip into guilt around motherhood and be tempted to fix things when they’ve gone wrong.

 I has certainly felt like that for me.

 I...

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Raising kids with strong mental health emotional intelligence emotionally intelligent kids kids mental health positive discipline raising resilient kids raising strong kids May 11, 2021

For mental health awareness week, I met Heather Rutherford for an instagram live Q&A. Heather runs The Parenting Partnership and is an old friend and colleague.

Heather and I have 7 children between us and have raised our children using gentle parenting with firm boundaries. We were talking...

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Creating Rules that Work boundaries for kids compassionate parenting firm parenting gentle parenting having firm boundaries kids pushing the boundaries positive discipline rules that work Jan 19, 2021

One of the questions I get asked the most frequently is 'Why won't my child just the simple things like brushing her teeth or getting in the bath?'

 

Do you have these frustrations?

 

As many of you know, when Nico my eldest was 2 ½ we got help with our parenting as he was such a...

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