Some good tips from experts for anybody who yells at their children. Deep breathing, “I” statements. We find, as usual, the moral argument is the true antidote. It’s wrong to yell at your kids, it’s harmful to their health, and we don’t have the right to harm them like that. So, study the solutions to yelling if you need to, or simply commit to not yelling. If you can really internalize the behavior as Wrong, then this article is like…
Building a Culture of Liberty II: Parenting
See my essay re: I statements here
Short answer: yes say something, but do it with a calm, helpful and concerned tone.
I see it regularly, usually screaming and threats by the parent. What’s the appropriate response?
We’re learning more about Conscious Discipline, a bit overwhelmed with the amount of information, but we do have a local teacher we’ll meet with soon to hopefully clarify things. One thing we can definitely agree on is this little .pdf with a few tips on connecting with a child.
Exciting! We’ll do a book review soon.