Quick Ways to Calm Down

Quick Ways to Calm Down

Create a Wheel of Choice WITH your Child From Positive Discipline Workbook, by Jane Nelsen. It is important that children are involved in the creation of their Wheel of Choice. Involvement enhances feelings of belonging, significance, and capability. Involvement also...
8 Ways to Avoid Power Struggles

8 Ways to Avoid Power Struggles

8 Ways to Avoid Power StrugglesBy Jane Nelsen Power struggles create distance and hostility instead of closeness and trust. Distance and hostility create resentment, resistance, rebellion (or compliance with lowered self-confidence). Closeness and trustcreate a safe...
Chores and Allowances

Chores and Allowances

If you are familiarized with a Montessori classroom, you won’t be surprised to see children helping with anything: dusting shelves, setting up tables, sweeping the floors, washing windows, preparing snacks and meals… Teaching children from a young age to...
Positive Time-Out vs. The Naughty Chair

Positive Time-Out vs. The Naughty Chair

A quick summary based on Jane Nelsen’s book: Positive Time-Out (https://www.positivediscipline.com/products/positive-time-out The most popular discipline methods used today, besides spanking, yelling, threatening, bribery, and guilt, are time-out and withdrawal...