How to Not Potty Train in 3 Easy Phases
Sep20

How to Not Potty Train in 3 Easy Phases

  I’m deep in walk training right now.  Yesterday my kid got 3 stickers for walking across the kitchen but today he’s been crawling all day!  I keep admonishing him that we don’t crawl anymore and I make him get up and walk for 10 minutes every hour.  This is exhausting!  I can’t wait till he’s walk trained! Sounds funny, huh?  We don’t walk train or talk train our kids so why do we potty...

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Carnival of Gentle Discipline Call for Submission on ParentingGently.com
Jun08

Carnival of Gentle Discipline Call for Submission on ParentingGently.com

Call for Submissions for the 3rd Annual Carnival of Gentle Discipline I’m so excited to say that the Carnival is in its third year!  This year we have more great gentle parenting advice, great giveaways, and wonderful bloggers. Well, at least I hope.  That’s where you come in!  If you are a blogger or writer please consider writing an article for the 3rd Annual Carnival of Gentle Discipline. The 2nd Annual Carnival of Gentle...

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National Spank Out Day: Violence Begins in the Nursery
Apr30

National Spank Out Day: Violence Begins in the Nursery

Today is national Spank Out Day a day to give widespread attention to the need to end corporal punishment of children and to promote non-violent ways of teaching children appropriate behavior. In honor, I’d like to share a story by Astrid Lindgren author of the Pipi Longstockings books.  She received the German Trade Book Peace Prize in 1978 and in her acceptance speech she shared; “When I was about 20 years old, I met an...

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Carnival of Gentle Discipline Wrap up
Jul05

Carnival of Gentle Discipline Wrap up

I wonder how many times in the past year I’ve written “oh boy, I’m a horrible blogger”? lol.  Well this time it is needed because I didn’t post here last week to let you all know that the 2nd Annual Carnival of  Gentle Discipline was going on! But why wasn’t it going on here, you ask?  Well, I’m proud to announce that I launched a new website in honor of the carnival called Parenting Gently! ...

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2nd Annual Carnival of Gentle Discipline Call for Submissions!
Jun01

2nd Annual Carnival of Gentle Discipline Call for Submissions!

Last year’s Carnival of Gentle Discipline was a wonderful success.  Our participants posts were read widely and helped spread the word that there IS another way to parent that is non punitive.  This year, let’s do it again! The 2nd Annual Carnival of Gentle Discipline will take place June 27 through July 1. How can you participate? There are lots of ways! Original Posts – Submit an original post on a Gentle Discipline...

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May Gentle Discipline Fair

Welcome to the May Gentle Discipline Fair.  Learn more about the GD Fair here.  Did you see a post (or write one) that should be in this list?  Submit it for next month’s Fair here!  Please read my disclaimers1. Ok, let’s get right to it. How to Discipline Your Child with Kindness and Respect through Logical and Natural Consequences - Deb at Living Montissori Now tells you how to teach respect through showing respect to...

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