Development, Gentle, manners, reasonable expectations, respectful parenting

Instead of “Say you’re sorry”

Forcing a child to say sorry is not a good way to encourage authenticity.… Read More Instead of “Say you’re sorry”

manners, respectful parenting

“What’s the magic word?”

I try very hard not to force manners on my daughter… I like to model them instead, by simply saying “thank you” or “sorry” or “please” to her and in front of her, at the appropriate times. She’s doing an awesome job at picking them up and has been saying them for some time now!… Read More “What’s the magic word?”