Tag: Positive Discipline

50 Constructive Alternatives to Detention or Punishment

Ideas for Parents and Educators “Are you okay, E?” I overheard a concerned classmate ask my son as he walked out of the school building yesterday at pick up time. “I’m okay.” he assured the friend. In my head, I was saying “Uh-oh!” bracing myself for the unknown challenge ahead. I ditched my errand-running plans …

For Valentine’s Day – Unconditional Love and Attention

This fire that we call loving is too strong for human minds. But just right for human souls. – Aberjhani, Elemental: The Power of Illuminated Love In honor of Valentine’s Day, I thought I’d write about our love for our children and their need for attention. Of course, all children have a need for us …

Holiday Family Meetings

The way we communicate with others and with ourselves ultimately determines the quality of our lives. – Anthony Robbins Have you ever worked for an organization in which you called your work colleagues friends or “family”? I have had that great fortune several times and in those cases, I have always looked forward to staff …