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Positive Parenting Series
Every Saturday, starting mid-January we will feature a characteristic of a positive parent. Posts will include ways to build parenting skills, advice from positive parenting experts and authors, examples and practical ideas for raising kids, and links to helpful resources.
Positive Parenting Series Links:
What is Positive Parenting? Is it right for my family? An intro to the series.
Awareness: Parenting in the NOW So Your Kids Will Turn Out How You Hope LATER
Belief: 5 Parenting Beliefs That Cause GRIEF (and How to Replace Them!)
Connection: 5 Ways to Connect So Your Kids FEEL Loved
Positive Discipline (a 4-part mini-series)
Part 1: Why Rewards Don’t Work (Even When They Appear To!)
Part 2: 14 Reasons Why Time-Outs Might Not Be Working
Part 3: 10 Ways to Discipline Without Controlling Our Kids
Part 4: Time-In: A Positive Discipline Alternative to Time-Out
Encouragement: 7 Ways to Encourage Kids
Flexibility: 13 Benefits of Flexible Parenting
Gatekeeping: 5 Ways to Say No So Your Kids Won’t Melt Down
High Expectations: My Antidote for Unrealistic Parental Expectations
Imperfection: Twisted Advice to Become a Perfect Parent
Just: 5 Secrets Guaranteed to Make You a Fair Parent
Knowledge: Make Parenting Easier with Positive Parenting Resources
Listening: How to Listen Effectively So Your Kids Will Talk
Modeling: When Kids Imitate Parents: The Good, The Bad, and the Funny!
Nurturance: Why Do Kids Act Out? (And What You Can DO About It!)
Openness: What You Need to Know About Parenting Triggers
Patience: 25 Inspirational Quotes That Will Inspire Your Parenting Patience
(being) Quotable: How to Boost Your Child’s Resilience: 30+ Things You Can Say to Make a Difference
Respect: 16 Reasons Why Great Coaches Make the Best Parents
Solving Problems: How to Solve Problems WITH Your Kids in 5 Simple Steps
Having a Thick Skin: 10 Best Comebacks to DEFEND Positive Parenting
Understanding: Top 10 Reasons Why Kids Get Angry (and What You Can DO to HELP!)
Valuing Feelings: How to Teach Kids to Value and Accept Feelings
Working With Kids
Expertise and Confidence
Finding Zen: How to Become a More Zen Parent
Read your way through an alphabet of positive character traits to encourage in young children. Popular posts include E is for Empathetic, G is for Grateful, H is for Honest, S is for Social (ways to help aggressive kids).
Find advice from positive parenting experts and authors, as well as practical examples you can use with your own children to encourage these traits! Find links to all the posts here on our Character Series page, or click on the picture below.
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