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What is Self-Esteem?

What is Self-Esteem?

And How Can My Child Get Some of That? There are many gifts we would love to be able to give our children, but self-esteem is one of those we can’t just wrap up with a bow and hand over to them. We have to create environments where their self-esteem can grow and flourish. I […]

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Posted in Child, Childhood Development, Developing Confidence, Developing Immunity To Criticism, Developing Social Skills, Parenting Styles, Parenting Tips, Raising Successful Children, Unconditional Parenting0 Comments

Do You Have a Parenting Plan?

Do You Have a Parenting Plan?

Would you get a job or move across the world without a plan? Probably not. There would be résumés to prepare and job hours to consider, or language barriers and cultural changes with which to deal. However, all too often parents find themselves without a plan for one of the most important jobs a person […]

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Posted in Christian Parenting, Emotion Coaching, Parenting For Success, Parenting Styles, Parenting Tips, Teen, Unconditional Parenting1 Comment

Can I Really Practice Unconditional Parenting?

Can I Really Practice Unconditional Parenting?

What are the worst things I have ever heard my children say? Anything that sounds like me in a bad parenting moment – the echoes of my own words. That impatient tone they get when frustrated with each other or the refusal to share a toy because “last time you lost mine”, I know somewhere […]

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Posted in Book Reviews, Books, Parenting Styles, Parenting Tips, Raising Successful Children, Unconditional Parenting0 Comments

Review of “Unconditional Parenting” — Why Grades Are Making Children Less Self Motivated

Review of “Unconditional Parenting” — Why Grades Are Making Children Less Self Motivated

Unconditional Parenting by Alfie Kohn was a fascinating and challenging read. If you’re like me, and want to actually find the most effective parenting style, then you want to pick up books that challenge your theories on parenting. Which is exactly what Unconditional Parenting did for me. Alfie Kohn’s main premise, that’s backed up by […]

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