Punishment Dehumanizes

Punishment Dehumanizes. When parents make the decision to not punish they deeply humanize their children. Hanging Out with my Best Friend My daughter is almost 19. Today I was sitting with her on the couch, just hanging. Suddenly I was overcome by the feeling of closeness that exists between us. I felt so grateful. I

Competing Parenting Priorities

Competing Parenting Priorities The Pattern of Priorities In working with families over the years I have noticed one of the most common obstacles that people face is competing or contradictory parenting priorities. This is when faced with a situation where 2 (or more) different priorities are at play and we must choose which one to