Tag: Kind and firm

Language that Promotes Self-Discipline and Responsibility

I think of discipline as the continual everyday process of helping a child learn self-discipline. – Fred Rogers School has begun. After a few weeks pass, the excitement seems to wear off. Jumping out of bed may change to dawdling. After all, learning is hard work and attention to rules, the following of routines and …

Power, Control and Getting “Stuff” Accomplished

Ultimately, the only power to which man should aspire is that which he exercises over himself. –          Elie Weisel Our busy lives require that we move quickly from one activity to the next with our children. Get up, get dressed, eat breakfast, brush teeth, put on coat, grab the backpack, go to school, go through …