When traditional discipline fails, the Nurtured Heart Approach calls for using your energy to reinforce the positive, not the negative.
An innocent tickle fight leads a dad to impart big lessons to his kids about consent respect, boundaries and no means no.
At one time I would have tried to stop this bullying with harsh words and actions. But the world has progressed, and I’ve grown up.
If you admit being wrong to your kids, would they grow up to relent in the face of reason, wisdom and facts? Would dogma be defeated?
What do we really mean when we tell children to be nice? A father instead offers his teens slightly different advice to actively “be.”
October is National Bullying Prevention Month. One child bullied is one child too many, according to our guest contributor.