Peaceful parenting is more effective. Peaceful parenting 1) keeps your long-term goals in mind, 2) emphasizes warmth and structure, and 3) considers how children think and feel.
How do I discipline my toddler?
Help me with my 3-year-old!
Some children are definitely more challenging!
If you found these videos useful, check out Best Start’s home page where they model how to intervene with little children without punishment, spanking, or rewards.
Peaceful Parenting Webinar Series
Peaceful parenting is sometimes called gentle parenting, positive parenting, positive discipline or attachment parenting. The main theme of all these approaches is focusing on the health of the relationship between the child and the parent, and supporting the child’s developmental needs. Joan Durrant, PhD developed a peaceful parenting program called “positive discipline in everyday parenting.” Join our discussion panel of parenting specialists to discuss her book! The book is free online. Simply DOWNLOAD it.
Collaborative Problem Solving – Dr. Ross Greene, author of “The Explosive Child” helps parents find better ways to work with difficult, oppositional children. Parents can join a closed facebook group of peaceful parents, called The B Team to find support for implementing collaborative problem solving.
Hand in Hand Parenting Group – A parenting group provided by Hand in Hand Parenting. Learn more, connect with resources and other like-minded parents. We support parents when parenting gets hard!
Conscious Parenting Time – Yolanda Williams and Crystal Stampley have created a safe place for African American parents(only please!) to ask questions, seek advice, and share wins or frustrations. Conscious parenting asks us to explore our own triggers, mindset, and childhood, as well as to understand age-appropriate behaviors and mental capabilities of our children.
Parenting Beyond Punishment provides practical resources and tools to help parents and families move beyond punishment. Here you will learn peaceful ways to guide your children as they learn important social and life skills, such as responsibility, compassion, critical thinking, conflict resolution, and respect for themselves and others.
Natural Parents Network, A community of natural-minded parents and parents-to-be where you will be informed, empowered, and inspired.
Presence Parenting, Amy Phoenix offers resources to reduce shame and increase compassion, slowing down, diffusing anger and cultivating trusting relationships
Attachment Parenting International incorporates the “golden rule” of parenting; parents should treat their children the way they would want to be treated. Positive discipline is an overarching philosophy that helps a child develop a conscience guided by his own internal discipline and compassion for others