(Author Unknown) Imagine if someone with authority said to you that you could not use corporal punishment to discipline your children. Stop and think…how would you handle it? Would it cause dramatic changes in the way you discipline your kids? Would you …

-by Carol Welcher During the developmental stage of 2-4 years of age, children are supposed to push boundaries, manipulate, and tease. This how they learn how much power and control they have in their world. It is not something bad that has …

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Parenting Forgetful Behavior By Deborah Godfrey “Dad, where’s my backpack?”   “Mom!  I forgot my lunch! You have to bring it now!” “Where’d you put my sweatshirt?” Do any of these statements sound vaguely familiar?  At Positive Parenting, we have a saying: “A …

  A mom recently wrote a question about her picky eaters on the Positive Parenting Facebook page. “My 8 year old refuses to eat vegetables and is disruptive and pouty if dinner isn’t what he wants. Going out to dinner or to …