Gentle, Things we do

It’s Not Too Late To Join In On The Teal Pumpkin Project

Do you know any children with allergies? Join households around the world in supporting The Teal Pumpkin Project! This project advocates for safe, non-food and allergy-free treats to be handed out on Halloween, and allows for all children to participate in the fun! Want to participate? It’s not too late! Here’s what you can do:… Read More It’s Not Too Late To Join In On The Teal Pumpkin Project

Things we do, travel

Top 5 Travel Must-Haves (for our family)

*This post contains affiliate links. I wouldn’t say we travel a ton… but we do get around a bit. Since Danny was born last August we’ve been to Disney World and Tampa, Boston, Niagara Falls (this one feels like a cheat…is it really traveling when it’s only 45 minutes away? It is a huge tourist… Read More Top 5 Travel Must-Haves (for our family)

Behavior Analysis, Development, Education, Gentle, love, reasonable expectations, Reinforcement, respectful parenting, Uncategorized

How We Avoid Punishing Our Children

I often see comments in gentle parenting boards asking, “If you don’t punish, what do you do?” Or, “There are definitely circumstances where punishments are necessary, right?” As a BCBA (Board Certified Behavior Analyst), I frequently have to hold back from defining the term ‘punishment’ because I know that’s not exactly what folks mean. I… Read More How We Avoid Punishing Our Children