Sinopse

Build respectful relationships at home and in the classroom the Positive Discipline way with common sense parenting advice from psychologist Dr. Jane Nelsen.

Episódios

  • SILENT SIGNALS

    SILENT SIGNALS

    02/12/2018

    Try a silent (secret) signal. (Kids love the secret part—especially when they have helped create it.) Creating silent signals can be part of “taking time for training” (another great tool card).

  • Control Your Behavior

    Control Your Behavior

    21/10/2018

    The Positive Discipline Tool Card of "Control Your Behavior" is sometimes easier said than done. Have you ever lost control of your behavior with your children? Listen to the following audio excerpt from Building Self-Esteem Through Positive Discipline as I discuss a time when I completely lost control with my daughter.

  • Closet Listening

    Closet Listening

    12/11/2017

    Have you ever tried talking with your children only to be frustrated by one word, unenthusiastic, totally bored responses? Many parents become discouraged when they ask their children, “How was your day?” and their children say, “Fine.” Then they ask, “What did you do today?” The response is, “Nothing.” Try closet listening.

  • Positive Time-Out

    Positive Time-Out

    30/04/2017

    Imagine you are an employee who has made a mistake, and your boss comes to you and says, “You go to time-out and think about what you have done. And don’t come out until I say you can.” Or, if you are married, imagine your spouse coming to you and saying, “I don’t like your behavior. You are grounded for a week.” In either of these scenario’s what would you be thinking, feeling, and deciding. Is there any chance that you would say, “Oh, thank you so much. This is so helpful. I’m feeling so encouraged and empowered and can hardly wait to do better.” Not likely.

  • Another Hug Story - Podcast

    Another Hug Story - Podcast

    20/04/2016

    Some of you may know that a Hug is one of my favorite Positive Discipline Tools. During this podcast you will understand why as I interview Beth Whitehead after she sent me the following success story.

  • Connection Before Correction

    Connection Before Correction

    18/04/2016

    Extensive research shows that we cannot influence children in a positive way until we create a connection with them. It is a brain (and heart) thing. Sometimes we have to stop dealing with the misbehavior and first heal the relationship.

  • Special Time With Your Teenager

    Special Time With Your Teenager

    06/01/2016

    When your child becomes a teenager, it is not uncommon for them to become defiant. They will often contradict you and even try to sabotage your best efforts to create a harmonious family life. This can be very discouraging to parents and usually results in constant power struggles.

  • SCHEDULE SPECIAL TIME FOR CONNECTION

    SCHEDULE SPECIAL TIME FOR CONNECTION

    17/02/2014

    One of the most encouraging things parents can do for their children is to spend regular, scheduled special time with them. You may already spend lots of time with your children. However there is a difference between have to time, casual time, and scheduled special time.