The giveaway is now closed, but please read the book review to learn about an awesome parenting book! I’m thrilled to be hosting a giveaway of Amy McCready’s new paperback book: If I Have to Tell You One More Time…The Revolutionary Program That Gets Your Kids To Listen Without
Get Kids to Listen Without Nagging, Reminding or Yelling If you’re tired of nagging, reminding and yelling to get kids to listen – this session is for you! I’m excited to partner with Amy McCready, founder of Positive Parenting Solutions & TODAY Show contributor to offer a FREE LIVE
New research in the book Nurture Shock: New Thinking about Children by Po Bronson and Ashley Merryman shows what Maria Montessori saw years ago – that we don’t need to praise our children for everything they do. We don’t need to continually reward our children or tell them how
In Montessori education, it’s important that children aren’t interrupted so they can complete their work cycle and develop the ability to concentrate for longer periods of time. It’s also important that Montessori teachers and homeschool teachers are allowed to present lessons and work with children individually without unnecessary interruptions.
Sometimes, when people hear the words gentle discipline, they picture kids gone wild. Anyone who knows my husband (Terry), me, and our children knows that Christina and Will (now 20 and 25) were NOT kids gone wild. We did use gentle discipline. And our homeschool (and home in general) had
How to Raise an Amazing Child the Montessori Way By Tim Seldin 192 pp. DK Publishing If I could recommend one educational book to parents of children ages 5 and under, what would it be? After thinking about all the wonderful books I’ve read, one book stands out as the
If we want our children to be kind and respectful, it only makes sense to treat them with kindness and respect. Logical and natural consequences do just that. While the child’s behavior still has consequences, those consequences are understandable when they’re logical consequences. Julie Jenkins Sathe, author of Enlightened
I was responsible for children’s discipline for most of 34 years—first as a preschool teacher, and then as a parent until my youngest turned 18. That experience has taught me that there is no need for spanking—ever. Before our oldest child was born, my husband, Terry, and I agreed