Alternatives to Spanking

What Positive Parenting Looks Like

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.

FREE Brain Savvy Parenting – Webinar Series

Learn about parenting that actually builds the brain and supports long term positive outcomes for children including:
  • greater empathy
  • better executive functioning skills
  • better academic performance
  • ability to maintain lasting and healthy friendships
  • ability to find meaning and joy in life

Excellent Websites

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Personal Testimonials from Parents who Stopped Spanking

The Single-Crunch “I used to hit my children

How do we raise our children to be non-violent in a world that is filled with violence?  An excellent essay on the connection between early trauma, problems with attachment and the origins of violence.

On-Line Consultation

  1. Collaborative Problem Solving  – Dr. Ross Greene, author of “The Explosive Child” helps parents find better ways to work with difficult, oppositional children.  Dr. Greene has a weekly blog radio show that parents can call in or email to ask parenting questions.
  2. SHEENA HILL with Parenting Works can help you with parenting questions at Parenting Works


  • The Whole Brain Child, Drs. Dan Siegel and Tina Payne Bryson
  • Unconditional Parenting, Dr. Alfie Kohn
  • The Explosive Child, Dr. Ross Greene
  • Parenting with Patience, Judy Arnall
  • How to Talk So Kids Will Listen & Listen So Kids Will Talk, Adele Faber & Elaine Mazlish
  • Healthy Baby Healthy Brain – Excellent Short Videos on Nurturing, Attachment
  • Discipline without Distress, and Parenting with Patience, Judy Arnall
  • 30 other Amazing Authors!

Food for thought…

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Stefan Molyneux interviews Robbyn Peters Bennett about the effects of spanking on child development.

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