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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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When a parenting dilemma uncovers something unexpected kids self esteem positive parenting Aug 30, 2022

I was horrified one morning many years ago, shortly after my son had started school, he suddenly refused to wear his expensive new school shoes.

“I’m not wearing those shoes, I’m wearing my trainers”

“But you’ve got to. They’re your school shoes”

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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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I made a big mistake compassionate parenting dealing with bullying how to have a close relationship with your child my child is being bullied parental guilt positive parenting May 28, 2021

When my eldest son Nico was 9 we made the decision to move him from his cosy primary school to an all boy’s school that we felt would suit him better academically.

He was the kind of child who sucked up information like a sponge.

He would inform us of the most amazing facts.

He poured over...

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