Pearl In Oyster (PIO) shows us what Deciding What You Will Do looks like as she continues her 52 Tool Cards Series.
The Hippie Housewife asks if our goal for our children should be Obedience or something else.
On a similar note, Created To Be His muses on the idea that Sons of Hell Can Be Rather Impressive.
Meanwhile, Pearl in Oyster (PIO) continues her 52 Tool Cards series with 52 Tool Cards Double Feature: Act Without Words and One Word.
Dulce de Leche continues her 10 Commandments For Parents series with The 10 Commandments for Parents: Taking His Name in Vain.
Pearl in Oyster (PIO) continues her 52 Tool Cards series with 52 Tool Cards Double Feature: Focus on Solutions and Problem Solving.
While we’re on the subject of gentle parenting, here is a Post from Momma on a Mission: Journey to Gentle Discipline.
Carissa Robinson looks at how God Responds To His Children When They Sin. Do we respond to our children the same way?
And to help us with that, Pearl in Oyster (PIO) explains how to use Natural Consequences in a gentle way as she continues her 52 Tool Card Series. This is a very important post as it is very easy to ruin the lesson with the wrong attitude.
Pearl in Oyster (PIO) continues her 52 Tool Cards series with a very helpful post about eliciting cooperation by observing aloud and playful parenting.
Meanwhile, Dulce de Leche explains how we should Use Our Words carefully in order to make sure that our young children understand what we want from them.
Pearl in Oyster (PIO) adds to her 52 Tool Card series with
While we’re discussing gentle parenting, take a look at Pearl In Oyster’s (PIO’s) post about Silent Signals, you might find it very useful. This post is part of her series on 52 Tool Cards.
Pearl In Oyster (PIO) looks at what Jobs one can expect their young children to do around the house.
I have had so much to share lately that my Gentle Parenting posts have been building up. Here are some great posts to help you fill your Gentle Discipline Toolbox as well as encourage you in your Gentle Parenting.
Claire continues her Myth Busting at Dare To Disciple with Myth Busting 8: Breaking a lamb’s leg.
Dulce de Leche explains about Opening Up the GD Toolbox: Stories.
Carissa Robinson shares about Parenting Through Changes.
Pearl in Oyster continues her series 52 Tool Cards Double Feature: Empower your Kids and Encouragement.
Cultured Mama explains How to Raise a Human, Radically.
Sally Clarkson shares Her philosophy of parenting: Pondering Christ.
I have had so much to share lately that my Gentle Parenting links have been piling up.
Carissa Robinson describes Genuine Obedience.
Dulce De Leche explains about Gentle Parenting, that It’s a Lifestyle, Not an Event.
Claire continues her Myth Busting series with Myth Busting 6: “I could see it in her eyes”.
Greengem reminds us to keep Playful Parenting in our toolbox in My other car is a pterodactyl…
Kirk Martin of Calm Christian Parenting asks Is this really defiance? What do YOU think? (Note: the comments show that Kirk Martin does not condemn spanking which makes this post a good one to share with pro-spankers)
Along similar lines but for younger children, Pearl in Oyster (PIO) continues her 52 Tool Cards with Teach Children What to Do.
MamaPsalmist discusses a post from Positive Parenting which explains why Nonpunitive Discipline ≠ Lazy Parenting in Positive Parenting: Toddlers and Beyond: Nonpunitive Discipline ≠ Lazy Parenting.
On a similar note, Elizabeth (from Virginia Is For Mothers) shares some very helpful insight about giving grace and understanding to Child Size Problems.
And Pearl In Oyster (PIO) shares about validating and working through a three year old’s nighttime fears in Dealing with Tears & Fears at Bedtime.
Pearl in Oysters (PIO) posts about the importance of Validating Emotions as part of her 52 Tool Cards series.
Carissa Robinson discusses Natural Consequences and gives 2 examples to help us along in our journey to gentle parenting.
And don’t miss this very important explanation of how being upset causes us to access the flight or fight part of our brains in 52 Tool Cards: Understand the Brain on Pearl in Oyster (PIO)
Libby Anne has a very interesting blog post about how being raised by the Pearls’ teachings affects her efforts to gently parent her daughter in Parenting Is Not A Contest.
For more examples of Gentle Parenting, check out Pearl in Oyster’s (PIO’s) play by play of one whole day day:
A Day in the Life, Part 1 – Morning Routine
A Day in the Life, Part 2 – getting out the door and running a few errands.
A Day in the Life, Part 3 – Library and Lunch
A Day in the Life, Part 4-The Rest of our Day
And allow Greenegem to show you what Guiding with a rod looks like.
Pearl in Oyster (PIO) shares some really helpful advice which is sure to help avoid frustration in your household. This post is from her 52 Tool Cards series and is called, Eye to Eye.
She mentions a child’s brain development in her post which brings me to an excerpt from Samuel Martin’s newest book in which he shares why it does not make sense to punish young children for sins before they are even old enough to understand sinning.
Pearl in Oyster (PIO) shared about another handy tool for your toolbox, Story Telling. This tool is good for calming children as well as setting them up for success.
As Pearl In Oyster (PIO) goes through her 52 Tool Cards she comes to Don’t Back Talk Back, in which she discusses how to respond to Back Talk.
Pearl In Oyster (PIO) continues her 52 Tool Cards series with Control Your Behavior. This is something to keep in mind as I have also noticed that I tend to set the tone for the family.