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Positive discipline: The ‘golden rule’ of parenting

February 6, 2017

“From the attachment parenting perspective, positive discipline embodies the ‘golden rule’ of parenting: In other words, treat children the way you would want to be treated if you were the child. Positive discipline is an overarching concept based on the understanding that when a child is treated respectfully within loving, age-appropriate boundaries, he will develop […]

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Editor’s pick: Where punishment, not even timeout, will have no home

April 30, 2016

“All behavior is communication.” ~ Linda Hatfield, cofounder of Parenting from the Heart Today, as we celebrate SpankOut Day April 30th — an annual observance founded by the Center for Effective Discipline (now part of the Gundersen National Child Protection Training Center) to bring attention to the need to stop physical punishment of children and […]

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You can do it: You are strong enough to stop spanking

May 1, 2015

Editor’s note: April 30 was Spankout Day, an international observance designed to encourage parents to stop spanking. Attachment Parenting International‘s Seventh Principle of Parenting: Practice Positive Discipline advocates against physical punishment and further supports parents to move away from the punishing mindset. There is another way. You don’t have to spank your kids to discipline […]

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